Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyers


Serving Injured Workers Over 34 Years

A work-related injury is a "good news-bad news" scenario. While any employee who suffers an injury on-the-job typically experiences physical challenges like excruciating pain and periods of disability, the Georgia workers' compensation system is designed, to provide a faster no-fault system for seeking financial relief and medical care. Workers' compensation benefits may include free medical care, short-term income replacement benefits and long-term disability when an injury victim suffers either partial or total disability. Our Atlanta Workers' Compensation Lawyers have prepared this blog to provide general information on the rights and remedies of those injured in a workplace accident or by an occupational illness.

Our firm has over 34 years of experienced handling both personal injury claims and workers' compensation claims. Depending on the facts of your case, sometimes we are able to pursue a personal injury claim against a third party in addition to a workers' compensation claim. This dual strategy can provide often provide for a much greater financial recovery, because greater damages are available in a personal injury claim or lawsuit are often greater than the benefits offered through the workers' compensation system in Georgia. Additionally, there are additional categories of damages that are recoverable in a personal injury claim, such as money for pain and suffering. If you or your family member has been injured while performing work-related tasks, we welcome your call 24/7 so that you can schedule a free initial consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). We also offer the option of contacting us by using our 24-hour Live Online Chat or Free Case Evaluation Form.


How Much Money Will Workers' Compensation Pay Me in Georgia?

July 30, 2018

Injured workers in Georgia receive compensation benefits based on Georgia's workers' compensation laws. Georgia's workers' compensation laws are a complex and comprehensive scheme of statutes, regulations, and court decisions.  Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law, has decades of experience fighting for the rights of Georgia's injured workers.

For How Long Can I Receive Workers' Compensation Benefits in Georgia?

July 24, 2018

Workers' compensation benefits in Georgia can last for a very long time, but they might not last for as long as you might want them to continue. Georgia's workers' compensation laws are very intricate and navigating those laws correctly takes the knowledge and experience of Georgia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers who understand the "ins and outs" of attorneys who have decades of experience and success helping injured Georgia employees get the compensation they should receive.

Georgia Sander Workplace Accident Injury Lawsuit Lawyer

July 01, 2018

Disc and belt sanders are handy tools to have around. They are simple to use and becoming complacent about sander safety is easy to do. However, many injuries occur in the workplace because people become complacent. Instead of concentrating on what they are doing and following the best practices for safe handling of either a belt sander or a disc sander, workers can become inattentive. Everyone in the workplacemust be vigilant about their safety when using a sander, or any other piece of electrical equipment.

Workplace Chemical Burn Lawsuit Lawyers in Georgia

July 01, 2018

All Georgia employers must be aware of the potential for suffering chemical burns in the workplace. While death caused by a chemical burn is possible, it is a rare occurrence. That does not mean that employees may be careless when working with or around chemicals. On the contrary, each employee handling or working near chemicals must receive training on how to handle the chemicals safely, safety protocols in the event of a spill or contamination, and first aid techniques to aid those who suffered a chemical burn. Even seemingly innocuous chemicals like bleach for cleaning an employee restroom have the potential of causing a severe burn resulting in permanent scarring or disfigurement.

Georgia Orthopedic Doctor Explains Common Medical Terminology

June 21, 2018

GEORGIA – June 15, 2018 (gabar.org) If you were involved in an accident in Georgia and saw an orthopedic doctor as part of your accident claim, the doctor likely performed a series of tests to assess your condition. During your exam or in reading back through your records, you might have felt like the doctor was using a foreign language. Part of the reason for that is the widespread use of medical eponyms in orthopedic practice. In the Summer 2017 Workers’ Compensation Law Newsletter (p. 5), an orthopedic doctor breaks down some of this terminology.*

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Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.