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    • Scott Pryor
      Scott Pryor

      Attorney at Law - Scott is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is listed in the top 1% of trial attorneys in the nation by the Litigator Awards. He is also a member of Super Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association—Champion Level and sits on the Communications Committee of GTLA, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

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    • James MacLelland
      James MacLelland

      COO - James has 25 years of experience building productive teams, scalable processes, and profitable businesses.  Immediately prior to joining The Scott Pryor Law Group, as COO of a national law firm, James built and operated one of the largest legal intake teams in the country. Guiding a team of 70 individuals running 24/7 and 365 days a year they successfully marketed, retained, and onboarded over 200 new clients to the firm daily, achieving a pace and capacity of over 50,000 new clients annually. 

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    • Philip Lorenz
      Philip Lorenz

      Attorney at Law - Philip W. (“Phil”) Lorenz is a seasoned trial attorney, Phil has tried, mediated, or facilitated settlement of tens of millions of dollars in claims and lawsuits over the course of his career.

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    • Paul Dietrick
      Paul Dietrick

      Attorney at Law - Paul A. Dietrick has practiced civil trial law for over forty years, in State and Federal Courts, and Georgia Appellate Courts. Paul is a zealous guardian of the rights of those injured by the negligence and carelessness of others. Paul’s clients have recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts.

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    • Jocelyn Galloway
      Jocelyn Galloway

      Attorney at Law - Jocelyn Galloway is an attorney with over a decade of experience and a legal process innovator who has dedicated her career to protecting the rights of plaintiffs against large corporations.

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    • Angie Hemmings
      Angie Hemmings

      Client Experience Manager - Angie joined The Scott Pryor Law Group and quickly made her mark on the Firm. Her previous employment on staff at a local church prepared Angie for her current role in client relations and marketing. Meeting prospective clients, checking in regularly with current clients, and staying in touch with former clients are what Angie is passionate about. She wants you to know that you and your family are important to her.

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    • Rhonda Anzaldua
      Rhonda Anzaldua

      Marketing Manager - Rhonda brings over 20 years of customer service and hospitality experience to the marketing and intake team. She is passionate about providing our clients with an outstanding experience from the very first day, and prides herself in her ability to be straightforward and honest but also able to empathize and offer comfort in the difficult conversations.

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    • Steve Ware
      Steve Ware

      Senior Case Manager

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A form of insurance called workers’ compensation was created to provide wage replacement and medical benefits to those who are sidelined by an on-the-job injury. However, the system can be complicated, and sometimes an employer will cast doubt on the severity of a worker’s injuries.

If you were hurt on the job and would like help pursuing compensation while you recuperate, you may benefit from contacting an Augusta workers’ compensation lawyer. A personal injury attorney could help you navigate the process and obtain the medical care and money you need.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides detailed information on the various types of benefits someone injured on the job in Georgia could expect to receive. These benefits include medical treatment, wage replacement, and death benefits.

Medical Treatment

A worker who is hurt on the job is entitled to all reasonable and necessary medical treatment. This includes hospital stays, surgery, doctor visits, physical rehabilitation, and prescription medication. Vocational rehab may be utilized to enable the individual to return to the workforce and begin to earn a living again. An Augusta attorney experienced in workers’ compensation could help a plaintiff seek compensation for these expenses.

Wage Replacement

Suffering an injury at work and being forced to take a leave of absence of seven or more days can entitle a plaintiff to wage replacement benefits. These benefits amount to two-thirds of the injured worker’s average weekly income capped at $575 per week.

Death Benefits

Unfortunately, work-related injuries could be fatal. In Georgia, the dependents of a worker killed on the job are eligible for death benefits, including lost wages and funeral and burial expenses.

Filing a Claim in Augusta

An injured employee is required to report the accident to their employer within 30 days. If they do not, they potentially forfeit their right to workers’ compensation benefits.

The employer must then file a form called First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease. If the employer does not, the injured Augusta employee should immediately seek help from a workers’ compensation attorney. The employee also has the option of filing a claim directly with the State Board of Workers’ Compensation – either on their own or with a lawyer.

An injured worker may also need to have their case heard by the State Board of Workers’ Compensation. There, the employee will be permitted to present evidence, such as medical expert testimony, about their injuries. An unsatisfactory ruling may be appealed, provided the appeal is filed within 20 days.

Contact an Augusta Workers’ Compensation Attorney Following a Workplace Injury

If you or a loved one was injured at work, you might qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. However, determining whether you are eligible is often easier said than done. Contact an Augusta workers’ compensation lawyer following a workplace injury to discuss your rights and options with a local legal professional. Together, you could work toward financial compensation for your injuries.

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