Reporting a Work Accident and Injury

Reporting a Work Accident and Injury

When an accident happens at work and an injury occurs, the first thing an injured worker should do is seek medical attention by reporting the event to the immediate supervisor or manager.  The injured employee should report the details of the accident but focus on...
Reporting a Work Accident and Injury

Important Deadlines in Workers’ Compensation

If you are injured on the job, there are several steps you need to take immediately in order to meet important deadlines and ensure the best outcome after your injury: First, report the incident to your supervisor. Failure to report the accident within 30 days can...
Reporting a Work Accident and Injury

Tolling the Statute of Limitations by Paying Benefits

Recently, the Ramos Law Firm was asked whether the payment of salary paid due to an occupational injury qualified as income benefits for the purposes of tolling the statute of limitations.  Particularly, an Atlanta employer paid an injured employee two weeks of salary...