Articles Tagged with Atlanta Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

A construction workerFor most of us, road construction is a major headache, causing delays in our daily commutes. Unfortunately, we rarely think about the hazards that construction workers face in simply doing their jobs. A simple accident caused by an absent-minded driver can result in serious injury and even death. 

The Atlanta personal injury attorneys at Slappey & Sadd have been helping injured people across the state of Georgia since 1992. We help construction workers who have been injured get the compensation they deserve so that you can take care of your family, recover from your injuries, and ultimately get back to work. If you’ve been injured in an accident and don’t know what to do, contact us at 888-474-9616 to schedule a free consultation and discuss how we can help you. 

Worker’s Comp vs. Third-Party Claims

A booted foot about to step onto a banana peelAny injury can be a lot to deal with, but injuries sustained at work can be particularly complicated. Legal issues aside, perhaps the biggest challenge is what to do about your lost income. Thankfully, workers’ compensation is available to most employees, but it’s important to understand how workers’ compensation relates to other options you may have. In this post and the next, we’ll cover the options available to you in order to get the compensation you need.

Understand your options

If you’ve been injured on the job, the first thing to do is to make sure you understand all of your options. In some cases, you may be able to pursue more than one claim. In other instances, you choose one option to the exclusion of all others. As a result, you need to know at the outset which options are available to you and the advantages and disadvantages related to each.  

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