Need Help Recovering Lost Wages?
Speak with our Atlanta Workers' Compensation Attorney
If you suffer an injury at work, you are entitled to lost wages if you
need to miss work thanks to your injury. How much compensation you are
entitled to can be ascertained by a qualified Atlanta workers' compensation
attorney who can ensure your rights are upheld by your employer and their insurer.
The Law Office of Brian H. Sumrall is committed to getting you the compensation
you deserve when you are hurt on the job. In the decade Mr. Sumrall has
been fighting exclusively workers' compensation cases, he has learned
how best to win cases and has also been recognized for his ability to
do so: Mr. Sumrall has been included in the list of Georgia Super Lawyers®
Rising Stars from 2010 to 2014. He manages each case personally so you
can know you have a knowledgeable and skilled advocate working for you.
Am I eligible to recover lost wages?
If it can be determined by your doctor that you are temporarily unable
to work or disabled, called Temporary Total Disability Benefits (TTD),
you could recover 2/3 of your normal pay as compensation, up to $575 a
week for 400 weeks. If you have been permanently disabled and no longer
able to work in any capacity, you could be entitled to lifetime workers'
Payment of lost wages will start when the following conditions are met:
- The employee's claim has been accepted as work-related
- More than 7 days have been missed from work with a 21 day waiting period
on initial payment of benefits
- The employee is missing work and has a work status form saying they are
unable to work or only able to work in a limited capacity and no light
duty work is available
Call the Firm to Begin
When you need help collecting the wages you are due under workers'
compensation laws, turn to a skilled Atlanta workers' compensation
lawyer in The Law Office of Brian H. Sumrall. If you are injured on the
job, Mr. Sumrall can stand beside you and ensure your employer is forthcoming
in paying you and can take legal action if they are not.
Call the firm today and get the help you need after being injured.