Head injuries in Atlanta, Georgia
Sustaining a head injury can be a life changing event. It can affect every aspect of your life, as well as prevent you from working every again. In the worst case scenario, a person can die from sustaining a head injury.
Head injury are particularly dangerous, as it may lead to brain injury, and with it, cause additional dangerous complications. If you injure your brain, even if you survive, you may be left paralyzed, without vision, or with some other impairment.
If you or someone dear to you received a head injury, it is essential to seek immediate medical attention. Head injury is not something that should be neglected, as it may cause more problems if not treated properly and on time. Speak to a local workers compensation attorney to learn more about head injury and see which financial benefits are you eligible for. Perhaps you already have a work comp claim at hand, without even knowing it. Atlanta Workers Compensation Attorneys will help you understand your case, workers compensation program and other programs designed to help injured individuals.
Call us today to schedule a free initial consultation. You won’t be obliged to hire any of our attorneys after the consultation. All of our attorneys work on contingency, meaning that you won’t have to pay anything and you won’t be charged anything for their services until they have secured your financial benefits and you have received them.
Stop the progression of the injury
The most important thing with the head injury is to recognize it on time and act as quickly as possible. If you received the injury at your workplace as a result of a work accident, you are most likely eligible to file for worker’s compensation and receive financial benefits to help you get back on your feet. The severity of your injury will decide how much money you will receive from the work comp program.
It is essential that you stop the progression of the injury. Brain injuries can become worse over time, and if not treated immediately, can even cause death. This is why visiting the doctor is super important, as it can save your life.
If you are left with a reduced vision, or hearing loss as a result of the injury, you should have someone help you contact an attorney, who will then help you receive your financial benefits while you focus on your recovery.
Meet the deadline
Another important thing to keep in mind is reporting the injury. Talk to your employer within 30 days from the day you sustained the injury and he will file for your worker’s compensation claim. He has 4 weeks to do it, after which you are able to file a lawsuit against your employer for disobeying the law.
If your initial work comp claim is delayed by the insurance company or denied, speak to a legal representative who will file an appeal for you, or negotiate the deal with the insurance company to ensure that your claim is back on track and that you receive what you are owed by the law.
Time is essential
Act while there is time. Don’t miss the deadline, as it is your only opportunity to receive financial benefits. Hire an attorney to help you settle the case is your favor. You have nothing to lose but everything to win, as all of the attorneys work on contingency. Call us today, or write us an email if unable to call. We will be expecting your call, and our available attorneys are eager to represent you and secure your financial benefits. 404.254.6379