If you have been injured at work, your employer should pay for your medical treatment. While employers and insurance companies are sometimes quick to pay out workers’ compensation benefits, more often they are reluctant to offer an injured employee the compensation he or she deserves, for a number of reasons. If you have suffered an injury on the job, seek the help of a Gwinett County workers’ compensation lawyer to go over your claim and discuss what legal options may be available.
Job-related injuries commonly include the following: construction accidents, trucking accidents, work-related automobile accidents, back and neck injuries, head and brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, repetitive use injuries, catastrophic injuries, death, occupational disease, lost time or diminished wages, and permanent partial disability.
Insurance companies may be wary of workers’ compensation fraud, which occurs when employees make exaggerated claims to yield a significant payout, or they might refuse to pay because it is not in their financial interest. Employees hurt in a workplace accident often need legal assistance in the process of obtaining treatment and the benefits to which they are entitled by the Georgia workers’ compensation law. Our Gwinnett County workers compensation lawyers help workers and their families recover rightful benefits from job-related injuries.