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Ramos & Law Attends Reception for Vice-President of Ecuador and Expands Latino Relations

In an effort to expand the Firm’s relations within the Ecuadorian community, Bryan Ramos attended a reception for Lenin Voltaire Moreno Garces, the Vice-President of Ecuador, sponsored by the Ecuadorian-American Chamber…

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Raising the Minimum Wage and its impact on Georgia Worker’s Compensation Claims

Today, many Georgia workers received a raise in pay.  The Georgia minimum wage was raised from $6.55 to 7.25 per hour. While there is a debate about whether this could…

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What can I expect from the medical treatment workers’ comp provides me?

When an employee is injured on the job, he or she is either rushed to the hospital in severe cases or instructed to treat with Concentra or Urgent Care.  These…

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Meeting with your workers’ compensation attorney

When there is a meeting between an injured worker and his or her workers’ compensation attorney, it is important to be prepared for the meeting.  If it is the first…

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Technology Helps Law Firms Lower Cost

In today’s world everyone is looking for ways to save money. This holds true for both Ramos & Law and the injured workers we help. One way we are helping…

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Workers’ Compensation In the Latino or Hispanic Community

The Latino or Hispanic worker who is injured on the job may present unique issues not generally found in an ordinary Georgia workers’ compensation case. For example, the Latino or…

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Georgia Workers’ Compensation Changes in 2009

Earlier this year we wrote about the proposed changes to the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act.  These changes have now taken effect. Following are some of the changes:

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Required “Notice” under Rule 201(b)

If an Employer/Insurer has controverted a workers’ compensation claim and the claim is later found to compensable, Board Rule 201(b) provides that “the employee is authorized to select one of…

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My doctor considers my injuries disabling, another doctor does not, who has the final say?

In many situations, an employer and an employee will present conflicting testimony and evidence.  For example, an employee’s treating physician might classify an employee’s injury as disabling and catastrophic.  The…

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Payment of Weekly Benefits by Electronic Transfer

A claimant may receive weekly income benefits, when an insurer voluntarily commences payment of benefits or when the Board orders payment benefits. Due to the financial pressures many claimants experience…

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    Have you or someone you love been hurt at work? There are certain deadlines in the Georgia Workers’ Comp system. Fill out the contact form below for a free consultation to examine your rights, or call us at (770) 637-0105, even if you’ve been denied benefits.

      * We value your privacy, all information is kept  strictly confidential.