Accidents in a workplace can lead to Workers' Compensation benefits if you sustained an injury. Even if you were at fault for your accident, unless it was a result of willful misconduct, you are entitled to these benefits. You may need to contact Atlanta Workers' Compensation attorneys who are experienced with these types of claims if you believe your rights are being denied.
Here are some Georgia Workers' Compensation benefits you may be eligible to receive after suffering a workplace injury:
- Medical Expenses - doctor, hospital, treatment, therapy (you may or may not be able to seek medical care from a doctor of your choosing -- this will depend on your employer and the program);
- Disability Payments - depending on whether your injury is temporary or permanent, the amount will vary; and
- Vocational Rehabilitation - if you are not able to return to your work, then you may need to be retrained for another type of job. Additionally, you may also require physical therapy in order to recover fully.
When accidents in a workplace occur, you may be eligible to receive various Workers' Compensation benefits. Speaking with Atlanta Workers' Compensation attorneys can help you learn what your rights are and what you can do to better protect them.
Contacting Atlanta Workers' Compensation Attorneys
If you were injured at work, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case - 1-404-842-7838.