Injured at work in Georgia? Help Begins Here.
Your employer does not fully understand the workers' comp process. This means they will not offer you all of the information or options you need to get treated appropriately. Also, many companies are more worried about their insurance premiums increasing than the welfare of their employees. Those companies will simply try to brush your injury under the rug.
Your problems do not stop there. Even after your claim has been opened, the insurance company will take over, and they are even less trustworthy. They frequently deny medical treatment you need and they look for any reason to avoid paying you for lost time.
Of course, even if you receive some basic relief from workers' compensation, you may find that your company treats you like a second class citizen after your injury. Does it seem like they are looking for a reason to fire you?
Or, after initially providing some medical care, the insurance company may choose to deny a referral to another doctor. Or, they will send you to a doctor who they know will say you're "OK", when there is no way they can go back to work.
These situations happen everyday in Georgia workers' comp cases.
Here's the good news: these cases are my bread and butter. I handle situations like this every day and there is no charge to call me right now for a free consultation.
I have handled hundreds of workers' compensation cases in Georgia over the last decade and I spent the first years of my career working for insurance companies. I am very familiar with how they handle cases. Let me put my insider knowledge to work for you.
If you have been injured on the job, call me right now and let's get your case on the right track.
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Nathan Woody is a highly competent workers' compensation attorney who always puts the needs of his clients first. I endorse Nathan and would recommend him to anyone seeking top-notch legal counsel in the area of workers' compensation.
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Nathan Woody is a detail-oriented, experienced, and well-respected workers' compensation attorney. I have worked with Nathan in the past, and have had cases where he has been my opponent since I launched my own practice, and have always found him to be an extremely competent and capable attorney who adheres to the highest professional and ethical standards. Nathan enjoys broad and positive industry recognition on both sides of workers' compensation bar throughout Georgia, both due to his proven track record of success and experience in progressively challenging positions, as well as his ability to consistently treat all parties involved in the litigation process with the utmost respect. I was pleased to recently learn that Nathan intended to open his own practice representing injured workers, and am confident that he will be a success due to his ability to provide his clients the highest level of representation and his industry-wide reputation for honesty, ethics, and integrity.
Timothy Klob Workers compensation Attorney
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2005||08/05/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|CALI Award - Honors in Litigation||Georgia State College of Law||2004|
|CALI Award - Honors in Tax Clinic||Georgia State College of Law||2004|
|Governor's Intern Program Recipient||Governor's Intern Program||2003|
|Employee of the Year||Hummel Law Firm||1999|
|LIFE Scholar||University of South Carolina||1997|
|Partner||Corales & Woody, LLC||2012 - Present|
|Senior Workers' Compensation and Employment Litigation Associate||Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP||2007 - 2012|
|Workers' Compensation Associate||Richter, Head, Shinall & White, LLP||2005 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|455 Club||Board Member||2015 - Present|
|St. Paul's Presbyterian Church||Member||2006 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia||Member||2005 - Present|
|Dekalb County Bar Association||Chairperson||2015 - 2016|
|Hayes Elementary School Leadership Academy||Mentor||2014 - 2015|
|Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution||Registered Mediator||2013 - 2015|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - 2015|
|Kids' Chance of Georgia||Fundraiser||2011 - 2015|
|Atlanta Bar Foundation||Fundraiser||2010 - 2015|
|Atlanta Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2015|
|Roofer - foot and leg injury||Fully favorable decision for injured worker following denial of claim by uninsured employer|
|Communication worker - surgical shoulder injury||Six figure settlement for injured worker|
|Grocery store employee - back and leg injuries||Excellent settlement for client|
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|State Bar of Georgia, Labor & Employment Section CLE Materials||Workers Compensation For The Employment Lawyer||2010|
|Drew Eckl & Farnham Quarterly Journal||Americans with Disabilities Act Grows as do Concerns for Employers||2009|
|Henning Mediation & Arbitration Service||Mediation/Arbitration||Civil Mediation Certification||2013|
|Georgia State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of South Carolina Honors College||Liberal Arts||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Georgia Chapter Quarterly Meeting||Workers' Compensation Mock Trial||2016|
|Workers' Compensation Section Breakfast||How Do You Meet/Defend the Maloney Burden?||2015|
|Georgia State University Pre-Law Luncheon||Real World Law Practice||2015|
|Atlanta Legal Experts Radio||Legal Issues in the Nursing Home and Medical Settings||2015|
|ICLE Annual Workers' Compensation Seminar||Dealing Ethically With Unrepresented and Uninsured Parties||2013|
|Advanced Workers' Compensation Seminar||Return to Work Issues||2012|
|40th Annual Labor & Employment Law Institute||Workers' Compensation for the Employment Lawyer||2010|
|GSU Law Career Development Luncheon||Workers' Compensation Practice||2009|
|GSU Law Career Development Luncheon||Perspectives From Private Practice||2008|