Whether your job involves intense physical labor or not, an injury can occur at any point during the course of your employment. If you’re injured at work, your first concern is your health, but financial worries are likely to follow. The workers’ compensation system is designed to cover medical expenses, lost wages and rehabilitation costs for employees injured on the job, but without proper legal guidance, you might not receive the reimbursement you deserve. Located in Griffin, Evans & Evans Attorneys at Law, P.C. has handled workers’ compensation claims for Spalding County clients for more than 30 years. Attorney Larry Keith Evans is an accomplished advocate who can overcome resistance from employers and insurance companies to obtain the payments you need to support yourself and your loved ones through a difficult time.
Whether you’ve suffered a lifting injury, a work-related illness, repetitive stress disorder or some other type of medical condition related to your job, we’ll assist you with every aspect of your workers’ compensation action, including:
Workplace injuries and illnesses should be reported immediately to a supervisor. If you’re unsure about what to do, we’ll evaluate your circumstances and options in a free initial consultation.
Approximately 80,000 workplace injuries and illnesses are reported annually in Georgia. Several types of workers’ compensation benefits are available to these individuals, and, in some cases, their family members. Our firm works diligently to secure periodic or lump-sum benefits, such as:
When you’re unable to work, it puts your family and your way of life in jeopardy. No matter what your situation entails, we strive to achieve a resolution that delivers the financial security you’ve earned.
If you’ve been refused appropriate workers’ compensation benefits, we can appeal the administrative law judge’s decision to the State Board of Workers’ Compensation appellate division within 20 days of the final award. In these matters, a three-member panel reviews the information that was submitted to the trial division to determine if the decision was supported by a preponderance of the evidence. We will uphold your rights and press for a favorable result in your appeal.
Evans & Evans Attorneys at Law, P.C. represents Georgia clients in workers’ compensation proceedings and personal injury litigation. Please call 770-228-5530 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation at our Griffin office.