An experienced Atlanta Workers’ Compensation attorney such as the ones at Robbins Law, PC knows the system inside and out and can answer all of your questions regarding filing for benefits. Filing for Workers’ Compensation benefits can be very difficult and very intimidating. You may not fill out the paperwork correctly or you may miss a deadline, both of which will result in you being denied Workers’ Compensation benefits. You may also wonder if you can lose your job for filing. We can assure you that legally speaking, your boss cannot fire you for filing for Workers’ Compensation benefits.
Every employer who has a certain number of employees must pay into Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation system. That money is there for you to be used in the case of you being injured on the job or being made ill due to your work. You cannot be punished for getting hurt at work. You cannot be fired for filing for benefits.
Because the process is so complicated, we do recommend that you contact us as soon as possible following your injury. We have helped countless residents in and around Atlanta get the benefits to which they are entitled, and we can help you, too.
If you have been injured at work or are sick due to your work, please contact the Atlanta Workers’ Compensation attorneys at Robbins Law, PC today to schedule a confidential consultation.