Helping protect one’s rights to workers’ comp benefits

There are many expectations for the work environment in Georgia and elsewhere. One imagines that he or she, as well as their colleagues, will carry out the work tasks assigned to them. One thing an employee is not prepared for at the workplace is a work injury or illness to occur. Even when an employee is working within an industry that causes employees to be exposed to various risks, hazards and dangers, it can still be shocking for an employee to suffer great harms because of a workplace accident.

The damages and losses suffered following a workplace accident can be tremendous. A worker could be deemed temporarily or permanently disabled as a result of the injury-causing incident. Thus, the injured employee might want to explore their options to offset these financial hardships. At Murphy & Garner, LLC, our law firm is focused on helping injured workers obtain the benefits owed to them following a workplace accidents. We have helped countless clients in the Bremen area explore their situation and assert their rights.

In some situations, workers might enjoy workers’ comp benefits immediately, following a workplace accident. This is often due to the findings that indicate he or she is temporarily disabled as a result of the incident.

After receiving these benefits for months or even years, a worker then suddenly receives a WC104. This document notifies the recipient that his or her benefits for temporary total disability under workers’ compensation will be reduced or revoked. This is where our law firm can help.

Whether one benefits will be reduced, suspended or revoked, it is vital to understand what rights and options one has to stop this from occurring. Our skilled attorneys are not only here to help explore possible solutions, but also help take the necessary steps to execute a successful appeal. By appealing the matter, one could have their benefits further protected.

To learn more, check out our law firm’s workers’ compensation website. No matter the type of accident one has or the type of injury suffered, injured workers should take the time to become aware of their situation and what rights and options are afforded to them. Workers’ comp benefits can be valuable and even necessary for injured workers.

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