Forklift Injuries and Tips for Prevention

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Forklifts are essential equipment in many industries, but they can pose significant risks if not operated and managed safely. Forklift injuries can result from a variety of factors, including operator errors, mechanical failures, inadequate training, and poor workplace practices. Here are some common types of forklift injuries and ways to prevent them: Falls: Operators can fall from the forklift due …

Recent Favorable Injured Workers’ Court of Appeals Decision

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The Georgia Court of Appeals recently handed down a favorable ruling for injured workers’.  In City of Atlanta, et. al. v. Sebastian, the Court of Appeals found that the employer/insurer’s suspension of weekly income benefits based upon a full duty release of a referral physician, rather than the “authorized treating physician” was invalid. The Court affirmed the lower decisions of the …

Firefighters and Workers’ Compensation Injuries

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Firefighters are regularly at risk for injuries due the nature of their work activities.  Most firefighters who suffer work related injuries are males between the ages of 25 and 54, with the highest number of claims occurring in the 35-44 age group bracket. The most common firefighter injuries are thermal burns, smoke inhalation, back, lower and upper extremity sprains, fractures, …

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 …

10 Reasons To Choose Sadow & Froy for workers comp

10 Reasons You Need Us For Workers’ Compensation Case

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1.  Workers’ compensation in Georgia is a complex process.  As soon as we are hired to represent you, we will help you gather the necessary paperwork and documentation so that a timely claim can be properly filed on your behalf.  2.  Let’s face it.  You are not going to get the medical treatment that you need from a company clinic. …

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Are Short Term Disability or Long Term Disability Benefits Available to me if I Have a Workers’ Comp Case?

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We are often asked by our clients if they can collect Short Term or Long Term Disability benefits at the same time as they are receiving workers’ compensation benefits for an accident on the job. First of all, in order to receive either Short or Long Term Disability benefits, you need to find out if you have this coverage under …

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How do Impairment Ratings get Assigned After Knee Surgery?

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If you suffer a serious workers’ compensation knee injury, your doctor may recommend knee surgery.  Even after you have knee surgery, you may still have some permanent limitations as a result of your injury. In Georgia and many other states, workers’ compensation pays you some benefits when you have a permanent impairment due to your injury. Unfortunately, there is no …