ALBANY, GEORGIA WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAWYER

If you’ve been hurt on the job or a loved one has been killed while on the job, where do you turn? The law protects you, but you may need help getting money to cover your medical bills and other costs. Sammons & Carpenter, P.C., is here to help.

Our Albany Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyers have decades of collective experience fighting for the rights of injured workers. We are here and ready to help you to make a work injury claim or to resolve problems with getting the benefits that you deserve. Your consultation and case evaluation are free, and we provide legal representation with no fees unless we are able to recover money and benefits for you. Call us toll free today at (855) 814-8949 to learn more about how our Albany, Georgia Workers' Compensation Attorneys can help with your case.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS AFTER ALBANY, GEORGIA WORK INJURIES
In Albany, GA, almost every employee is covered by workers' compensation insurance. Employers must buy this insurance for both full and part-time employees. The coverage kicks in after any kind of on-the-job accident or injury including:
You should receive workers' compensation benefits if you have an accident at your normal place of work and get hurt. However, many people don’t know that this is not the only situation where you are covered. You are also eligible for workers' compensation benefits due to:
  • Injuries in motor vehicle accidents when doing required work
  • Injuries off-site when doing your job
  • Injuries caused by placing too much stress on your body due to your work
  • Injuries due to repetitive motions or repetitive stress on the body’s soft tissues
  • Illnesses from being exposed to hazards or toxins at work
If your medical problems can be directly traced back to something you had to do for work, you need to call an Albany, Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyer to see if your claim is covered.

TYPES OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS IN ALBANY, GEORGIA
After any job-related injury, you should receive:
  • Coverage for treatment expenditures, including payment of medical bills and even transportation to doctor’s appointments.
  • Temporary disability benefits if your injury makes you unable to work or reduces the amount you can earn due to restricted duty.
  • Permanent disability benefits if your injuries never go away and you are forever unable to work or placed on restricted duty.
If the injuries cause a workplace fatality, dependents of the worker who was killed can also receive death benefits.

Compensation for pain and suffering, emotional distress and lost companionship are not available through workers' compensation. However, you may be able to recover these additional damages through a personal injury or wrongful death claim. While you are not allowed to sue an employer, an Albany, Georgia Workers' Compensation Lawyer can help you to explore if any third parties played a role in causing your damages.

GETTING HELP FOR YOUR WORK RELATED INJURY FROM AN ALBANY WORKERS' COMPENSATION ATTORNEY
The Albany Workers' Compensation Attorneys at Sammons & Carpenter, P.C., are here and ready to help you make a work injury claim after you suffer job-related injury. Call us toll free today at (855) 814-8949 or contact us online to speak with one of our Albany Workers' Comp Attorneys and learn how we can help.


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