Workers injuries

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Understanding Workers' Compensation in Georgia

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides benefits to employees who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses. In Georgia, employers with three or more employees are generally required to have workers’ compensation insurance.

Emotional Impact

  • Shock
  • Anxiety
  • Distress

Physical Impact

  • Minor Injuries: Quick-healing cuts, sprains, bruises.
  • Severe Injuries: Broken bones, burns, head injuries needing extensive care.
  • Chronic Conditions: Work-related illnesses like carpal tunnel or respiratory diseases.
  • Fatal Injuries

Determining Eligibility for Workers' Comp

In Georgia, most employees are covered from day one. However, not all injuries or tasks qualify, and the injury must be job-related.

Insurance Implications

The benefits provided depend on the nature and severity of the injury or illness. It’s essential to report any injury to the employer promptly and follow the necessary procedures to claim benefits.

Navigating Workers' Compensation Procedures

  • Knowing the deadlines for reporting injuries
  • Seeking medical treatment
  • Filing claims

Types of Compensation in Workers' Comp

  • Medical benefits
  • Temporary Total Disability (TTD): Compensation for lost wages if the worker is unable to return to work for a certain period.
  • Permanent Partial Disability (PPD): Benefits for workers who have permanent disabilities but can still perform some work.
  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD): For workers who can’t return to any form of employment due to their injuries.
  • Vocational Rehabilitation: Training or education for workers who can’t return to their previous jobs.
  • Death Benefits: Compensation for the families of workers who die due to work-related injuries or illnesses.)

Act NOw

You must file your claim within two years from the accident date.

Failure to meet this deadline may result in losing your right to recover damages.

WHY US

We leverage our expertise to ensure every detail is handled, so our clients can concentrate on their recovery.

We believe that justice will prevail for those who deserve it.

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Karma Injury Law offers a streamlined five-step process to swiftly assist you with your car accident issue.
  • Gathering accident details.
  • Explaining the legal process.
  • Addressing your concerns regarding injuries and damages.
  • Interviewing witnesses.
  • Reviewing police reports.
  • Obtaining medical records.
  • Gathering evidence to support the client’s claim (photographs, expert witness reports, etc.).
  • Negotiating a fair settlement with the insurance company.
  • Filing a lawsuit on your behalf, if the negotiations with the insurance company fail.
  • Presenting your case to the jury to decide eligibility and the sum of compensation.
  • If you are dissatisfied with the outcome or if we believe there is a more just outcome, we may choose to appeal the decision.

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You must file your claim within two years from the accident date.
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