What to do if I returned to work, but was unable to stay because of pain, and my workers comp has not been reinstated?

Asked over 2 years ago - Lagrange, GA

I have been recieving workers comp,jus not since my attempt at new job

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Thomas L. Holder

    Contributor Level 11


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . If you re on light duty and trying your job in Georgia, you have a 15 day trial work period. If you are unable to work for 15 days, your benefits should be immediately reinstated. If not, you will need an attorney to file a claim on your behalf for benefits to be reinstated.

  2. W. Zachary Hendon Jr.

    Contributor Level 10


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . You will probably need to hire a workers' comp attorney to help you. This becomes fact intensive and rule intensive. There is the 15 day Rule that Tom discussed but you will need instruction for navigating it and not running afoul of hte rule.

  3. Marilynn Mika Spencer

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . You posted the same question five times! Please look at my previous response here: http://www.avvo.com/legal-answers/what-to-do-if...

    *** All legal actions have time limits, called statutes of limitation. If you miss the deadline for filing your... more

Related Topics

Types of personal injuries

There are many types of personal injuries for which financial damages can be awarded, including physical, emotional, and psychological injuries.

Jon Mitchell Jackson

Automobile Accidents

Most people are not aware of the fact that motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of injury and death in the United States. Americans collectively drive almost three trillion miles... more

Work-related personal injuries

Employees can sue for damages if they’ve suffered work-related injuries. These lawsuits are separate from workers’ compensation and cover more kinds of injury.

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a Lawyer

Get free answers from experienced attorneys.


Ask now

24,571 answers this week

3,051 attorneys answering

Ask a Lawyer

Get answers from top-rated lawyers.

  • It's FREE
  • It's easy
  • It's anonymous

24,571 answers this week

3,051 attorneys answering