Sometimes, people are injured on the job and do not know what steps to take afterward. Other times, people are injured on the job and file a claim for workers compensation and receive benefits. Then there are those who file a claim, but are denied benefits while they are out of work due to their injury.
Everyone should know what the law says about workers compensation, and everyone should know the rights that they are entitled to. Even if you have not had to deal with the issue of an on-the-job injury, it is important that you are aware of what workers compensation entails and has to offer. You never know when you will find yourself in a situation where you may need it.
However, state laws are all different. So, you should refer to your own state’s laws to determine your eligibility and rights to workers compensation benefits. You may be missing out on benefits that could help you in your time of need or help your loved ones during hard times if something happens to you.
Doctor bills, injuries, loss of wages, hospital costs and more are all overwhelming to most individuals, but especially those who are off from work due to a disease, illness, or injury that occurred as a result of being at work.
If you find that you have been denied a claim, you may want to seek legal representation, or at the least, a legal consultation to see if you could be awarded benefits you would have otherwise missed out on. Contact Ty Wilson with your questions or workers compensation issues.
Check out Ty’s Library and read his article, Workers Compensation – Common Questions You Haven’t Stopped to Think About.
Be informed. Be aware. Be prepared.
Ty Wilson is a Georgia workers compensation attorney, with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, who provides free information to the injured and the families of the injured. Visit tywilsonlaw.com to order his FREE Georgia workers compensation “Special Reports” and to read his many articles and to watch his videos.
If you have specific questions for a workers compensation attorney in Georgia, give Ty at call 912-508-4711 in Savannah or 770-948-5454 in Atlanta.