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Monthly Archives: November 2020

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My Doctor gave me work restrictions. What happens now?

By O’Connell Law Firm |

If you treat with an authorized workers’ comp doctor in Georgia, that doctor is supposed to do a few things when he sees you. First, the doctor is supposed to diagnose your injury. Next, the doctor is supposed to come up with a treatment plan. But lastly, and very importantly, that doctor is also… Read More »

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Can I still go to the doctor if I get fired?

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It is a common scenario: you have been hurt on the job, you reported your injury, and now your employer and their insurance company are paying for you to go to the doctor. But what happens if your job fires you while you are still in the middle of treatment? Can you continue to… Read More »

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Can I Be Compensated for Pain and Suffering in Workers Compensation?

By O’Connell Law Firm |

If you have been hurt on the job in Georgia you have most likely experienced pain and suffering. You may have been unable to pay rent, make a car payment, or even buy groceries. The stress of being injured and missing work may have even damaged your personal relationships with friends and family members…. Read More »

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Can I get reimbursed for my mileage expenses in my workers compensation claim?

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If you have been injured on the job in Georgia and have an accepted workers’ compensation claim, you are entitled to be reimbursed for your mileage to and from your medical appointments. The current reimbursement rate is 40 cents per mile. You can be reimbursed for your travel to physical therapy and to the… Read More »

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