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Written by attorney Jodi Brenner Ginsberg | Feb 2, 2017

How to Correctly Report Your Georgia Work Injury and Preserve Your Rights

You may be surprised to learn that sloppy or incomplete reporting of your work injury can create huge problems with your Georgia workers’ compensation claim.

As I discuss in this video, insurance companies will carefully study the new patient intake forms generated by the first doctor or doctors who see you after your injury. If a particular body part is not included in the patient intake form, the insurance company will very likely refuse to cover treatment for that body part.

For example, if you fall off a ladder and hurt your head, neck and lower back, but your lower back really hurts and that’s all you discuss with the emergency room physician, your employer/insurer may very well deny treatment for your neck and head.

In this video I talk about how to properly report injuries and what to do if you think that your first report of injury was incomplete.

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