You could sue the employer for the amount that workers comp should have paid, and possibly for wage and hour violations. I suggest that you see a lawyer who handles workers compensation cases in your hometown (apparently Rome) as soon as possible.
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Your question is best answered by contacting a workers compensation attorney in your State. It souns like you may have a FLSA wage and hour case too. As has already been indicated, there are strict time limits on both of these claims so contact someone soon.
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