Macon Workers' Comp Attorneys
Helping Workers Secure Fair Compensation & Medical Treatment
The Adams Law Firm proudly defends the rights of injured workers throughout the state of Georgia. If you have been injured while at work, you deserve effective medical treatment and fair compensation. Our Macon workers’ compensation lawyers can help you navigate the claims process from start to finish to ensure it is done correctly and with your best interests in mind. We can also assist you in the event your claim has been wrongly delayed or denied. Even if you think your injuries aren't severe enough to warrant hiring a lawyer, it may be worth consulting an experienced attorney to learn more about your rights and options as an injured worker. Please don’t hesitate to take advantage of a free consultation to ask us all of your workers’ compensation questions.
Workplace Injury Data
Workplace accidents and injuries occur far too often. Over 100 Georgians suffer fatal work injuries each year, and up to 120,000 suffer on-the-job injuries and illnesses that require time off work. The workers' comp attorneys at Adams Law Firm doggedly defend the rights of injured workers throughout the state of Georgia—no matter the size or complexity of the claim.
Common Work Injuries
Workers’ compensation cases can cover a wide range of accidents and injuries. Some of the most common are included below:
- Car and truck accidents are the leading causes of work-related death. Delivery drivers and those who operate heavy machinery and equipment are especially at risk.
- Sprains and strains resulting from falls or overexertion.
- Cancers and other illnesses caused by exposure to dangerous substances or chemicals.
- Burns from fires, explosions, equipment, frostbite, or chemicals.
- Respiratory illnesses from unsafe or unsanitary work conditions.
- Failure to abide by safety regulations, or failure to provide proper training.
- Equipment failure due to a flaw in the design or improper maintenance.
What to Do After a Work Accident
When an injury occurs in the workplace, it's important to take action quickly. Medical needs should immediately be assessed. If injuries are serious, call 911 and follow your medical provider’s instructions.
No matter the severity of the injury, the employee or employee's advocate should immediately begin collecting all related facts and information; any witness should be interviewed to avoid any details fading from memory, and the company should be informed in writing that an injury occurred on the job.
Send an email or letter to your employer as soon as possible stating:
- When and where the accident occurred
- How the accident happened
- Details regarding injuries you sustained and their effects
Make sure to keep a copy of this and other relevant documentation—including medical bills and receipts—in a safe place. These materials are invaluable to your workers’ comp claim.
Call Now for Your Free Consultation
Hiring an attorney is not to be taken lightly. We take the basic concept of the attorney-client relationship seriously, and the key to our practice is personalized attention. Even if you think your on-the-job injuries are not severe enough to necessitate hiring a lawyer, it may be valuable to consult an attorney who understands the complexities of legal claims involving injured workers. If you choose to contact an attorney, ask your friends and family for recommendations, and ultimately select a firm that treats you with dignity and respect.
To book your free case evaluation, call (478) 845-1961 or contact us online. Se habla Español.