Georgia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
The Williams Oinonen LLC represents clients who have been seriously injured at work, in Georgia. Every day people in Georgia are injured on the job. With workers compensation you may be entitled to a variety of benefits such as medical coverage, disability benefits, and reimbursement for loss of work due to your injuries.
In the State of Georgia, there are many rules and regulations which apply to workers compensation. These benefits are paid by your employer which may provide you with medical, rehabilitation and income benefits if you are injured on the job and are also paid to your decedents if you die on the job. Your coverage begins on your first day of work and the law requires any business with three or more workers, including regular part-time workers, to have workers’ compensation insurance.
Injured at Work
If you are injured, you should report any accident to your employer, supervisor immediately. Make sure you get a copy of the report. If you wait longer than 30 days, you might lose your benefit. Your company’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier should pay for your authorized medical treatment, if the treatment was for an on-the-job injury. All authorized doctor bills, hospital bills, physical therapy, prescriptions, and necessary travel expenses if the injury was caused by an accident on the job. You may also be entitled to medical and vocational rehabilitation. You are entitled to weekly income benefits if you are unable to work for more than 7 days.
If you have been seriously injured on the job in Georgia, the attorneys at Williams Oinonen LLC can help protect your rights and assist you in recovering the maximum benefits. Contact us today at (404) 654-0288 for an initial consultation.