Category: Medical Benefits


What happens when my workers’ compensation doctor says I’m at MMI (maximum medical improvement) in Georgia?

In Georgia, your workers’ compensation benefits will not be cut off when you hit MMI (maximum medical improvement). However, even though your workers’ comp medical and income benefits can continue in Georgia after MMI, that might be the point at which settlement of your workers’ comp claim might be possible or advisable. What is MMI?  … Read more

What if my physical injury at work is causing anxiety and depression?

Workers’ comp may cover depression after a physical workplace injury. Suffering a physical injury at work can be life-changing and can sometimes be accompanied by depression or anxiety. You may find yourself losing interest in activities you used to enjoy or sleeping twice as many hours as you used to need to feel rested. You  … Read more

Is Bladder Cancer a VA Disability?

Bladder cancer is a condition affecting many US veterans. Even though bladder cancer is not included on the list of presumptive disorders, veterans can still win claims for bladder cancer based on Agent Orange and herbicides. Just because a condition isn’t presumptive does not mean that it is impossible to show it was connected to  … Read more

¿Puedo recibir beneficios correspondientes a la compensación laboral en Georgia para un daño mental?

Hasta ahora en esta serie de artículos donde analizo cuáles daños pueden calificar para los beneficios de la compensación laboral y cuáles no, he mencionado lesiones por quemadura y por resbalones y caídas. Entre las lesiones incluidos en el sitio web de nuestro bufete  se encuentran  daños psiquiátricos y psicológico, y hablaré de ellos hoy.  … Read more

How a Workers’ Compensation Adjuster’s Intentional Delays Killed a Man

How many times could a company with a homegrown, wholesome name like Ralph’s Grocery Co. turn a blind eye to the medical needs of an injured employee? According to the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals board, 11 is the lucky number. The trouble began in December 2003, when Charles Romano sustained an injury to his left  … Read more