Do I Really Need a Workers’ Comp Attorney?
An injury can happen at any place and at any time. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over 3 million employees are injured at work every year. Injured workers depend on workers’ compensation for payment of lost wages and medical expenses while on the road to recovery. Here are several reasons why contacting a workers’ compensation attorney can benefit you.
5 Benefits of Having a Workers’ Comp Attorney
An experienced workers’ comp attorney serves as your ally and your legal advocate. Your attorney can:
Make sure you get the maximum amount of compensation allowed by the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation
Provide professional assistance if you are not receiving income benefits or if your medical treatment has been denied
Assist you in getting timely medical treatment for your injuries
Help you accurately file all of the necessary forms and meet deadlines
Negotiate to obtain the best settlement possible
If you or someone you know has experienced a severe or catastrophic injury on the job or at the work site, contact a qualified and responsive workers’ comp attorney at Cummings & Middlebrooks.