If you were returned to work under a light duty return to work job, you have a 15 day trial work period to see if you are able to do the job. I would recommend that you make an appointment to see your doctor and get him to take you out of work. As you are within the 15 days, your benefits should immediately begin again.
I would also make my attorney aware of this. Even though you can fire your attorney, this is a critical juncture of your case and I would suggest that you do everything...
Yes I do. The permanent partial disability rating will be part of the total settlement. Other factors include future lost wage benefits that could be owed and potential future medical costs. Be aware that you will most likely have to sign a Letter of Resignation if you settle your case. You will not have to resign if you just get the money for the disability rating.
I think that this is a time when you would definitely want to discuss your case with a lawyer. Call me at 404-523-6100...
Unfortunately, in Georgia, there is no law against retaliatory discharge. That means that you have no protection from being fired after you have filed a WC suit.
Although your WC attorney is correct that your employer will want you to waive your rights to bring any other case against them when you settle your WC case, your WC attorney should insist that you will not settle your WC case if you have to give up your rights to pursue your EEOC case. Your WC attorney should protect you so...
I am not quite sure of your question. The 5 % rating will generate 15 weeks of benefits. A benefit week is how much you receive when you were out on workers' compensation.
If you think the rating is too low, you can visit a doctor of your choosing one time while the insurance company pays. He might give you a higher rating.
You will need a doctor to say that the cause of your problem is the mold found at the job. That could make you eligible for workers' compensation benefits for lost wages. Additionally, you may have a claim against the owner of the building if it is different from your company. I would encourage you to discuss this with an attorney.
As the other attorneys mentioned, this has been filed under workers' compensation when it should be under immigration. I would recommend contacting an immigration attorney in your area. Good luck
A person with a Georgia workers' compensation case can receive treatment in a different state for the workers' compensation injuries. The biggest problem that I have seen is that it can be difficult to find an attorney in another state who is willing to be paid in accordance with the Georgia Workers' Compensation Fee schedule. That is the schedule that determines how much medical providers are paid for providing medical services. This can be particularly true in areas such as dentistry, in...
You will be able to continue working in your field if you are physically able, but you will have to sign a letter of resignation as part of your settlement. You would, however, be able to work for another company. I think you need a lawyer to help assess the value of your case.