Over the last several years, wages have increased some, and medical bills have increased even more. However, workers’ compensation benefits are on the opposite track. Since 2013, wage replacement benefits are down 17%, and medical bill payment benefits are down 20%. Since workers’ compensation is no-fault insurance, insurance company lawyers cannot deny liability. But, they can and do challenge the amount of benefits.
A Marietta personal injury lawyer works hard to ensure job injury victims get the victims they need and deserve. These benefits are available to both trauma injury victims, like falls, and occupational disease victims, like hearing loss. Both kinds of injuries are often difficult to diagnose and treat. Job injury victims in Georgia usually have the right to choose their own physicians. So, these victims get the treatment they need, as opposed to the treatment a company doctor is willing to provide.
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