Workers’ Comp Lawyers: Catastrophic Injury
If you have suffered a catastrophic injury at work, it is extremely important that you receive all the workers’ compensation benefits to which you are entitled. At the law office of J. Franklin Burns, P.C., our workers’ compensation attorneys will protect your interests and work to maximize the benefits you receive.
Legal Help for Injured Workers
Workplace injuries are classified as catastrophic or non-catastrophic, depending on the nature of the injury. Catastrophic injuries are those involving:
- Severe head injuries
- Severe Burns
- Other severe injuries that prevent you from being able to perform your prior work or another job for any employer in the national economy.
Workers’ compensation will pay two-thirds of your gross average weekly wage, up to a maximum of $500 per week, for as long as you are unable to work. Medical treatment is also covered.
We Advocate for You
Workers’ compensation insurance companies will seek any way possible to avoid paying claims for catastrophic injuries. That is why it is essential to have a knowledgeable attorney on your side.
We can help you file your claim and get appropriate medical and rehabilitation treatment. Insurance companies may dispute whether your injury is truly catastrophic or whether you are unable to return to work. We will obtain expert opinions from respected medical specialists to support your eligibility for workers’ compensation benefits. Whether through negotiation or litigation, our workers’ compensation lawyers are skilled at resolving catastrophic injury claims in our clients’ favor.
If you have been catastrophically injured, please contact our law firm today. The initial consultation is free of charge. From offices in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, our workers’ compensation attorneys represent clients statewide.