Category: Help for Injuries


Frequently asked questions about Workers’ Compensation in Georgia

Workers’ comp cases are governed and adjudicated by the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, located in Atlanta (with satellite offices in other cities across the state).  In the last few years, it’s updated its website to include several resources for persons who’ve been injured at work in Georgia and need some guidance with questions or  … Read more

Elevator Injuries Result in Catastrophic Injuries and Fatalities

Elevator accidents may sound like random events scripted in Hollywood action films, but the startling reality is many people are severely injured by elevators every year. Outdated and ineffective elevator technology is being cited in an increasing number of personal injury cases. Children in particular are frequent victims to catastrophic elevator accidents that often end  … Read more

What Should I Do If I Injure My Back Over the Holidays?

Tips for Dealing with Holiday-Related Back Injuries  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a whopping 50,000 people sustain winter-related back injuries every year. Not unsurprisingly, at least 5,800 of those injuries can be traced back to holiday decorating. What should you do if you are one of the unfortunate 50,000 people who  … Read more

What shoud I do if sustain an injury at my job in Georgia?

If you have never experienced an on-the-job injury before, you should be aware of what to do before an incident, so that you are able to protect your rights should something occur. I’ve put together a short (but important!) list of things Georgia employees should know: Take Notes You should do this quickly, while events are still fresh in  … Read more

What’s the difference between acute and overuse workplace injuries to shoulders and knees?

We’ve covered quite a few injuries now in the ongoing series of articles about the kinds of injuries that our practice handles for workers’ compensation clients. Today I’d like to discuss knee and shoulder injuries. Obviously, those joints are crucial to any physical activity, work or otherwise. Simply put, without healthy knees and shoulders, the arms and legs aren’t  … Read more