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FILING A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM

NEED A LAWYER FOR AN INJURY CASE IN MARIETTA, GA?

Have you been injured in an accident due to someone’s negligence? If so, it is important to your future that you are able to effectively pursue the compensation you deserve.

At Jones & Swanson, we are dedicated to helping the injured residents of Marietta, Georgia. When you choose our legal team, you can rest assured that we will provide you with the aggressive representation you need to have 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, you may be able to collect compensation through a workers’ compensation claim. This can be a confusing and challenging process, and you will need legal representation to help you through this process as quickly and effectively as possible.

How to File a Worker’s Comp Claim in Georgia

You need to understand what is required of you in filing a workers’ comp claim in Georgia.

The filing process in Georgia begins when you’re injured, and a notice is given to your employer of your injury. Suppose you are injured in a work-related accident. In that case, 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 forms for reporting and filing a claim. You will fill out these forms and give them to your supervisor, who will fill out certain forms and then send the claim to a workers’ compensation coordinator.

The coordinator will also fill out other forms and send the entire claim to both the company’s insurance carrier and the Georgia Department of Labor. Finally, the insurance carrier will launch an investigation of the causes and circumstances of your injury, and then 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 from being wrongfully denied compensation.

ARE YOU SEARCHING FOR AN ATTORNEY FOR A WORKPLACE INJURY CASE IN MARIETTA?

The injuries suffered in work-related accidents can be catastrophic and even deadly in the most severe cases. If you have suffered a catastrophic injury, it is crucial to understand that it affects you for the rest of your life. If you have such an injury, you deserve compensation to help ease the financial difficulties you could have.

Our office recognizes the difficulties associated with recovery and filing the claim you need in your situation. Let us work with you to pursue the results you need and deserve for your future.

Our legal team has more than four decades of experience representing injured individuals, and we are dedicated to helping the injured residents of Marietta. When you choose our team, you will receive legal assistance and representation based on many years of experience and dedication. Our personal injury lawyers offer a free initial consolation so you can learn how we may approach your 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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