I slipped! I fell! Do I need a personal injury lawyer?

Our Atlanta law office recently got a phone call like this: Him:  “I just busted my ass at the hardware store!” Me:  “You brought your donkey to the hardware store?  Are you Amish?” So you’ve slipped, you’ve fallen, and you’ve gotten up only to find yourself in a bad situation physically. Sometimes mere accidents turn into something  … Read more

Overhaul the Georgia Workers’ Compensation system? No, no, no. No.

There was much talk last year of overhauling the Georgia workers’ compensation system. Some interests planned (and perhaps still plan) to ask the Legislature to further regulate medical treatment under the Georgia worker’s comp system by imposing medical treatment guideline regulations. This is a bad idea for many reasons, but I want to discuss of a few  … Read more

My workers’ comp doctor has suggested fusion surgery. Can this be risky?

Dr. Aria Sabit is a 36-year-old neurosurgeon who had the benefit of a seven-year residency, the final year of which he spent as a chief resident. He also currently has 17 malpractice lawsuits against him; all the suits deal with surgeries Sabit performed in exactly as many months from the middle of 2009 to the end  … Read more

Moebes named top Georgia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

  Michael Moebes of Moebes Law, LLC has been named to the Georgia Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Georgia for 2012. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The selection for this respected list is made by the research team at Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, a  … Read more

I had a car wreck in Atlanta. Now what?

While we here at Moebes Law usually cover incidents and accidents that fall under workers’ compensation laws, today I’d like to talk about automobile accidents. Car accidents are a daily occurrence, even more so in major metropolitan areas like Atlanta. Car accident attorneys get call after call about the intricacies of victims’ rights and responsibilities after an accident. Here are  … Read more

Workers’ Compensation fraud means we all hemorrhage dollars.

If you were to hear the phrase ‘workers’ compensation fraud’, what would it bring to mind? It seems that most people might assume that phrase means that the system is being gamed by employees seeking benefits to which they are not entitled. In fact, the phrase ‘workers’ compensation fraud’ more aptly describes the actions by  … Read more

Facebook photos result in loss of workers’ compensation benefits

Remember back in January when I told you that where workers’ compensation cases are concerned, insurance company attorneys would look for information about a Plaintiff wherever they could…. including social media? Well, apparently Zakery Clement didn’t read that particular post, which wouldn’t be that much of a problem, except that he could have benefited from my second bullet  … Read more

Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation offers quick option for resolving issues!

The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation has announced that attorneys can call the Board to submit a request for a conference call with the administrative law judge (ALJ) assigned to a claim with regard to certain issues. This option is available should a need for resolution arise on matters that haven’t been disputed and  … Read more