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Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim

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Have you been injured in an accident due to the negligence of another? It is essential to your future that you are able to effectively pursue the compensation and the results that you deserve. At Jones & Swanson, we are dedicated to helping the injured residents of Marietta, Georgia, and when you choose our office, you can rest assured that we will provide you with the aggressive representation that you need to effectively pursue the future you desire. Throughout our years of practice, we have successfully recovered millions of dollars in damages for our clients, and we will put this experience to work for you when you choose us.

If you have been injured in a work-related accident, then you may be able to collect compensation through a workers' compensation claim. This can be a difficult and confusing process; therefore it is crucial for you to have representation on your side that can help you traverse this process as quickly and effectively as possible. It is also essential for you to understand what is required of you in filing a workers' comp claim in Georgia.

How to File a Claim in Georgia

The process in Georgia begins with an injury, and a notice to your employer of your injury. If you are injured in a work-related accident, then you must notify your employer as soon as possible after the injury occurred, and within a maximum of thirty days from the date of the injury. From this point, you will have a total of one year to file a claim for compensatory damages. After you have notified your employer of your injury, you will be provided with certain documentation for reporting and filing a claim. You will fill these documents out, and give them to your supervisor who will also fill out certain documents, and then send the claim to a workers' compensation coordinator.

The coordinator will also fill out certain documentation and send the entire claim to both the insurance carrier for the company, and the Georgia department of labor. The insurance carrier will finally launch an investigation as to the causes and circumstances of your injury, and subsequently either accept or deny your claim for damages. If you believe that you have been wrongfully denied your claim, then you can seek the assistance of a representative from our firm who will be able to help you ensure that you are not wrongfully denied compensation.

Searching for an attorney for an injury case in Marietta?

The injuries that are suffered in work-related accidents can be catastrophic and even deadly in the most severe cases. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, then it is fundamental to recognize that this is an injury that will afflict or impair you for the rest of your life, and you deserve compensation that will help ease the financial difficulties that could ensue. Our office recognizes the difficulties associated with recovery, and with filing the claim that you need in your situation. Let us work with you to pursue the results that you need and that you deserve for your future.

Our legal team has more than four decades of experience in representing injured individuals, and we have been dedicated to helping the injured residents of Marietta, Georgia for a number of years. When you choose our office, you will receive legal assistance and representation based off of many years of experience, and dedication. Our personal injury lawyers offer a free initial consultation so that all of our potential clients may learn about how we may approach their case before retaining our services. Contact a Marietta injury attorney today to discuss the injuries that you have suffered, and to retain the representation that you need on your side.

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