Opioids and Pain Management in Workers’ Compensation

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Opioids are a class of drugs that include prescription pain medication such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine and morphine. While opioids can be effective in managing pain, they also come with the risk of dependence, addiction, and other adverse effects. In the past, doctors in Georgia, like in many other states, commonly prescribed opioids to injured workers to manage their pain. …

Importance of A Good Attorney-Client Relationship in a Workers’ Compensation Case

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The attorney-client relationship is crucial in any legal case and particularly in workers’ compensation cases. A strong and positive attorney-client relationship can significantly impact the outcome of your case as well as your overall experience. Here are some key reasons why a good attorney-client relationship is essential to your workers’ compensation case: At Sadow & Froy we know that a …

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Burn Injuries

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Burn injuries are common in the workplace especially in areas of industry and utilities.  Prompt care when a burn occurs is critical to the best overall outcome.  The following are steps for initial treatment of severe burn injuries: Remember these are only initial steps and prompt medical treatment of severe burns is absolutely necessary. We have vast experience handling complex …

Airline Worker Injuries

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We all know that flying today, especially out of Hartsfield-Jackson, the busiest airport in the country, can be an extremely frustrating experience. With delays, cancelled flights, extra baggage charges and a perpetually understaffed TSA, traveling from one place to another can be challenging at best. However, what passengers encounter is nothing compared to the injuries that airline workers suffer. According …

warehouse injuries are the most common form of workers' compensation injury

High Risk of Injury for Warehouse Workers

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Statistically, we have found that five out of every 100 warehouse workers in the United States can expect to suffer an injury. This is almost two times the average nationally for any industry. 15% of all accidental deaths take place when people work in a warehouse, and 25% of all injuries nationwide occurred to warehouse workers. You’re eight times more likely to suffer a back injury if you work in a warehouse than in another environment.

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What You Need to Know Before Giving a Successful Deposition in a Workers’ Compensation Case

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Successful deposition testimony can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case! Many times, after a successful deposition, a workers’ compensation case does not go to court. The case may settle or the case may be accepted as compensable which means that the insurance company will start paying your income benefits and provide you with medical treatment for your injuries.

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New Rotator Cuff Balloon Procedure Could be Game Changer for Severe Tears

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Rotator cuff tears are the primary reason why injured workers with shoulder pain go to the doctor. Aninnovative new balloon procedure is now available for some individuals with “irreparable rotator cufftears”. This procedure is designed to allow people with severe shoulder injuries to recover faster withless pain. The new minimally invasive technique can be utilized when an injured worker has …

The Impact of Social Factors on Workers’ Compensation Claimants

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When an individual suffers a work related injury, the loss of income presents the number one concern which sets off a “chain reaction” that affects housing and financial security.  An on-the-job injury does not just affect the injured worker. It affects the injured worker’s entire family. It can lead to child care issues, housing issues including inability to pay rent, and relationship problems …

Workers’ Compensation Increases Company Accountability

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Workplace injuries are unfortunately common. Any time there is an injury, accountability should be demanded by individuals, the legal system, and the government. The worker should always receive benefits owed through workers’ compensation. However, when injuries occur because of repeated neglect of safety, not only should workers receive swift and fair compensation, but companies should implement changes. Workers’ Compensation advocates, …