I was injured on the job, had surgery and now have a permanent impairment. My doctor has released me to sedentary duty and my employer does not have this type of work for me. I have decided I want to quit and look for sedentary duty, how will this affect my workers’ compensation claim?
If you quit your current job, the one you were injured on, they can stop your weekly income benefits never to be cut on again. If you are not able to find work, then you have made a huge financial mistake that can affect you and your family. A better solution is to speak with a Georgia workers’ compensation attorney to see if there are better options for you. Typically there are, your case is at a critical point from what you have told me, so do you and your family a favor and reach out to a Georgia workers’ compensation attorney today. The consultations are free and you will have a better understanding of what direction you should go and if you need a workers’ compensation attorney or not.
Ty Wilson is a workers’ compensation attorney in Georgia and is dedicated to helping injured people and their families. Call his office today at 866-937-5454 to order his free report, Common Myths Associated with Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claims. This report is intended to give you and/or your loved one a basic understanding of what you are entitled to under workers’ compensation and more importantly what you are not entitled to in your Georgia workers’ compensation claim.