What will the taxes be on my workers’ comp benefits or settlement?

As a Atlanta workers comp lawyer, every year during the first few months of a new year, this question comes up from clients.  The simple answer is “none.”  However, per IRS Publication 525, if you’re on Social Security, and it has been reduced by the amount of workers’ compensation benefits you’re being paid, that amount is  … Read more

Moebes Law nominated for “Best Legal Blog” by The Expert Institute!

Atlanta, GA – The readers have spoken – Moebes Law has been selected to compete in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Competition. From a field of more than 2,000 potential nominees, Moebes Law has received enough nominations to join the 250 legal blogs participating in one of the largest competitions for legal blog writing online today. Now  … Read more

What are some good ways I can totally screw up my workers’ comp case?

Workers’ compensation benefits may seem untouchable when they begin to flow in for the first few weeks, but it is important to consult with a Atlanta workers compensation lawyer to make certain that as an injured individual, incapable of working, you are taking all steps necessary to keep your checks coming while you recover. In  … Read more

Is Rockwell singing about my workers’ comp case?

If you were at Harold’s Chicken & Ice Bar last night about midnight, you might have heard me perform Rockwell’s “Somebody’s Watching Me” at karaoke night.  It sounded exactly like this, in fact: I chose this song because 1) it’s underrepresented on karaoke nights and 2) it’s relevant to my law practice. The latter is  … Read more

Top 5 Settlements with the Biggest Contribution to the Public Interest in 2015

Corporate America and irresponsible government officials put down trial lawyers who are constantly fighting for the deserved rights of their clients time and time again. This is because when these corporations break the law or behave recklessly, someone needs to hold them accountable for their actions, and trial lawyers are the ones who do so.  … Read more

If my job fires me because I was hurt at work, can I get TTD (temporary total disability)?

While an employer in Georgia can fire you after a workers’ comp claim, my firm has seen it, (or even because of it) without giving rise to a wrongful termination suit under any type of state law, it can mean you get workers’ compensation disability benefits without being required to look for work, as one  … Read more

If I get hurt on the job, return to work for over 2 years, and then have to quit due to pain, can I get workers’ comp benefits?

This question comes up from time to time, and as a Atlanta workers’ comp attorney I have the privilege of answering it. This question often comes from men who have physically demanding jobs they love doing and want to continue doing.  In a case decided in March 2015 called ABF Freight Systems Inc. v. Presley,  … Read more