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Were you injured at work?  Help Begins Here.


Your Employer probably does not fully understand the workers' comp process.  This means they will not provide you all of the information or options you need to get treated appropriately.  Alot of Employers are more worried about their insurance premiums increasing, so they will simply try to brush your injury under the rug.


But your problems do not stop there.  Once your claim has been opened, the Insurance company will take over, and they will be even less trustworthy.  They frequently deny medical treatment you need and they try 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 medical procedure or 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.


This situations happen everyday in Georgia workers' comp cases.  The good news is that this is our bread and butter.  We 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.  I spent the first years of my career working for insurance companies and I am very familiar with the way they handle cases.  Let me put my insider knowledge to work for you.


 If you have been injured on the job, call me now, night or day, and let's get your case on the right track.

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  1. Workers Compensation: 100%
    11 years, 500 cases

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  • Samuel E. Earley Jr.

    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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  • Timothy Minthorn Klob

    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.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 200507/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
CALI Award - Honors in LitigationGeorgia State College of Law2004
CALI Award - Honors in Tax ClinicGeorgia State College of Law2004
Governor's Intern Program RecipientGovernor's Intern Program2003
Employee of the YearHummel Law Firm1999
LIFE ScholarUniversity of South Carolina1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCorales & Woody, LLC2012 - Present
Senior Workers' Compensation and Employment Litigation AssociateDrew Eckl & Farnham, LLP2007 - 2012
Workers' Compensation AssociateRichter, Head, Shinall & White, LLP2005 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
455 ClubBoard Member2015 - Present
St. Paul's Presbyterian ChurchMember2006 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaMember2005 - Present
Dekalb County Bar AssociationChairperson2015 - 2016
Hayes Elementary School Leadership AcademyMentor2014 - 2015
Georgia Commission on Dispute ResolutionRegistered Mediator2013 - 2015
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2012 - 2015
Kids' Chance of GeorgiaFundraiser2011 - 2015
Atlanta Bar FoundationFundraiser2010 - 2015
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Roofer - foot and leg injuryFully favorable decision for injured worker following denial of claim by uninsured employer
Communication worker - surgical shoulder injurySix figure settlement for injured worker
Grocery store employee - back and leg injuriesExcellent settlement for client
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
State Bar of Georgia, Labor & Employment Section CLE MaterialsWorkers Compensation For The Employment Lawyer2010
Drew Eckl & Farnham Quarterly JournalAmericans with Disabilities Act Grows as do Concerns for Employers2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Henning Mediation & Arbitration ServiceMediation/ArbitrationCivil Mediation Certification2013
Georgia State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of South Carolina Honors CollegeLiberal ArtsBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Georgia Chapter Quarterly MeetingWorkers' Compensation Mock Trial2016
Workers' Compensation Section BreakfastHow Do You Meet/Defend the Maloney Burden?2015
Georgia State University Pre-Law LuncheonReal World Law Practice2015
Atlanta Legal Experts RadioLegal Issues in the Nursing Home and Medical Settings2015
ICLE Annual Workers' Compensation SeminarDealing Ethically With Unrepresented and Uninsured Parties2013
Advanced Workers' Compensation SeminarReturn to Work Issues2012
40th Annual Labor & Employment Law InstituteWorkers' Compensation for the Employment Lawyer2010
GSU Law Career Development LuncheonWorkers' Compensation Practice2009
GSU Law Career Development LuncheonPerspectives From Private Practice2008