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C & M Partners Named to List of Legal Elite

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

Will Cummings and Tray Middlebrooks were both named to Georgia Trend Magazine’s list of Legal Elite for the fourth consecutive year.  This is the 19th year the state’s leading business magazine has recognized lawyers for excellence in the practice of law with honorees being determined solely based on the voting of attorneys practicing in… Read More »

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Will Cummings Honored by Thomson Reuters

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

This month, C & M partner Will Cummings was named to the list of Georgia Super Lawyers for the second time.  This honor is reserved for only 5% of the state’s practicing attorneys and is based on a patented evaluation process that considers voting of other attorneys, independent research by the Thomson Reuters editorial… Read More »

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Five Steps to Take After a Work Accident

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

If you suffer an on the job injury, you may be entitled to compensation thanks to our state’s workers’ compensation laws. However, this process can be complex and failing to follow it properly can result in denied claims and denial of benefits that you may desperately need. The start of your claim will influence… Read More »

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An Overview of the Workers’ Comp Process

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

An on the job injury may entitle you to compensation, but filing a workers compensation claim can be a long and complex process. The thought of a legal battle over an injury can be intimidating to many people, particularly those who have never had to deal with a claim before. One of the best… Read More »

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What Are My Rights as an Injured Worker?

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

Employers have an obligation to provide a work environment that is reasonably safe and healthy for their employees. The unfortunate reality, however, is that some employers fail to adhere to this duty, which can result in accidents and injured workers. Workplace accidents can range from broken and fractured bones to catastrophic spinal cord injuries…. Read More »

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Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

The unfortunate reality of pursuing a workers’ compensation claim is that the employers and their insurance providers will deny even the most legitimate claim. Although your claim can be denied for a number of reasons, you can go through an appeals process to ensure that the legitimacy of your claim is noticed and addressed…. Read More »

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Labor Department Calls for Study of Federal Role in Workers’ Comp Laws

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

In the aftermath of changes made to state workers’ compensation laws, the Labor Department is asking for a deeper look into federal oversight and minimum benefits. Nationwide, states have implemented new workers’ compensation laws that have allegedly limited benefits, reduced the chances of successfully applying for benefits, and discourages injured workers from applying for… Read More »

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Repetitive Stress Injuries at the Workplace

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

While most work-related injuries are caused by a single event, some injuries sustained at the workplace develop overtime from repetitive movements performed on a daily basis. These types of injuries are referred to as repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) and may be recovered through the workers’ compensation system. RSIs lead to chronic pain and can… Read More »

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Preparing to Meet With Your Workers’ Comp Lawyer

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

If you’ve been injured in a work-related accident and came to realization that you need a workers’ compensation attorney, the next step is hiring the right lawyer. After you’ve done your research and made the proper phone calls, you’ll likely have an initial consultation or meeting set up with your attorney. In this blog,… Read More »

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Signs It’s Time to Change Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

By Cummings & Middlebrooks, LLP |

After suffering work-related injury, you have every right to take legal action and pursue the compensation you deserve. The quality of representation, however, is up to you – sticking with a substandard lawyer can compromise the outcome of your case. In this blog, our Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney explains how to know it’s time… Read More »

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