Susan Jan Sadow’s Answers

Susan Jan Sadow

Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 4
  1. Can workers comp hire someone to follow me around in Georgia?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Tracy Williams Middlebrooks III
    2. Charles C. Hamilton
    3. Susan Jan Sadow
    4. A James Rockefeller
    5. W. Zachary Hendon Jr.
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    8 lawyer answers

    Yes, it is certainly possible that the insurance carrier has hired a private investigator to perform surveillance on you. This is typically done before a surgery takes place or when the case is getting older or when a settlement is about to be negotiated. The insurer is trying to see if you are working or if you are engaging in any activities outside of the home that exceed the restrictions given to you by your authorized treating physicians. They are hoping to find a reason to deny your...

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  2. Workers comp question,why is my previous employer calling me asking if im interested in a job oportunity?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Charles C. Hamilton
    2. Susan Jan Sadow
    3. Tracy Williams Middlebrooks III
    4. Harold W. Whiteman Jr.
    5. George Chadwell Creal Jr.
    5 lawyer answers

    I am sorry to hear about your injury. A 3 level cervical fusion is a major operation and you will have permanent restrictions and a considerable impairment rating even after you recover from your surgery. This will ultimately make your case quite valuable. If I represented you, I would make every effort to get your surgery approved as quickly as possible. Then your weekly benefits would begin. In the meantime, if your former employer is offering work within your treating phsyician's...

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  3. Can my employer can me from salary to hourly pay?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Susan Jan Sadow
    2. W. Zachary Hendon Jr.
    2 lawyer answers

    Your employer can change you from a salaried position to hourly pay. However, if you are now working on light duty because your doctor has assigned work restrictions, if you are experiencing a wage loss, the employer/insurer are required to pay you temporary partial disability benefits for 2/3 of the difference between your wage at the time of injury and your new wage. The TPD benefits are payable for up to 350 weeks from your accident date.