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Can I still pursue my Georgia workers' compensation claim if the insurance company has denied it?

Posted by Andrew M. O'Connell | Mar 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

Yes.  You can and should pursue your workers' compensation claim, even if the insurance company has denied.  In Georgia, workers' compensation insurance companies are required by state law to send you a form with a listing of the reason for the denial of the claim.  Unfortunately, many times the insurance company fails to send the form or completes the form incorrectly.   Even when the insurance company sends a properly-completed denial form, the language in the form can be difficult to understand.  A common phrase used in a denial form is "No injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment."  It may also say "Reserve all Title 34-9 defenses."  If the insurance company sends you a denial form and you do not understand why the claim has been denied, we recommend you contact an attorney at the O'Connell Law Firm and we will help you investigate the reason for the denial.   

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Andrew M. O'Connell

Andrew is a committed advocate for the rights of injured workers.  He has extensive experience as an attorney representing both injured workers and employer/insurers in Georgia workers' compensation claims.  He started the O'Connell Law Firm to exclusively represent injured workers.  Andrew rece...

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