Should I Apply for Social Security?

Should I Apply for Social Security?

One of the questions that can be a source of great anguish is whether or not an injured employee should apply for Social Security Disability benefits.  It requires the employee to consider that he or she may never be able to return to be a productive member of the...
Will my failure to wear my seat belt harm my workers comp claim?

Will my failure to wear my seat belt harm my workers comp claim?

  There are many Americans that drive commercial vehicles as part of their daily job.  Since their jobs include driving, they must face the hazards of the roads and highways.  What happens if an employee is involved in a car accident while working, and he is not...
Should I Apply for Social Security?

Why Isn’t My Case Moving Along More Quickly

If you have suffered a work-related injury and cannot work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Yet when an employer/insurer denies benefits for any reason, there can certainly be some frustration while waiting for results from a claim filed with...
Should I Apply for Social Security?

Court of Appeals Decision: Change of Condition v. New Injury

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in which it clarified one of the distinctions between a new injury and a change of condition. The case, Lawrence County Board of Education v. Dewberry, 2009 Ga. 0220.136 (2009), involved an injured worker, Walter...