Blog Posts in July, 2013

  • Workers' Compensation Catastrophic Injury Claims

    || 19-Jul-2013

    When handling and working towards settlement of a Workers' Compensation claim, there are various particular situations that may arise and specific issues that may come up that may require some type of special handling by the Atlanta workers' compensation lawyer that represents you. Cases involving catastrophic injuries are generally not subject to the ceiling of 350 or 400 weeks on TTD and ...
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  • Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits

    || 8-Jul-2013

    Another potential category of exposure for the Employer/Insurer in the Workers' Compensation case is benefits for vocational rehabilitation. While many attorneys practicing in this area may assert that this category can be as much of a nuisance to the injured worker and his attorney as it can be a benefit, it should still be addressed in the attempt to maximize settlement value. Unless the ...
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  • Medical Benefits And Workers' Compensation

    || 8-Jul-2013

    Exposure for future medical care for the Employee/Claimant is a very important category of exposure for the Employer/Insurer in most Workers' Compensation cases. In many cases, future medical care presents the highest dollar exposure in the case; in other cases, it will rank second or third, after exposure for future TTD benefits and perhaps PPD benefits. In all cases, it is essential for the ...
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