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Choosing a doctor after a workplace injury: What are your options?

Posted on July 2, 2020 in
When you are hurt and need medical care, it’s natural to want to visit your regular doctor. You likely have a relationship with your physician and they know your medical history. You trust them to take care of you.Following a workplace injury, you do not necessarily have this option. Instead, in order to take...
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How long will you receive workers’ compensation benefits?

Posted on May 8, 2020 in
If you are a loved one is injured in the workplace, you probably have questions. Will your savings and benefits be enough to support you? Will you be able to afford medical care? How long will benefits last?Workers compensation in Georgia will generally be paid for up to 400 weeks after your injury, but the benefits...
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Unemployment Benefits Through the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Which Is Now Law

Posted on March 31, 2020 in
On March 27, 2020 the coronavirus stimulus bill became law and Georgia is one of the states that will benefit from it.  If you were laid off from your job you may apply for unemployment benefits and under the stimulus bill you will receive the amount of unemployment for which you would qualify up...
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Misdiagnosis errors are common and can lead to serious harm

Posted on March 30, 2020 in
From various cancers, to infections, heart attacks and everything in between, diseases are never welcoming, but they become a daily reality for many Americans.Dr. David Newman-Toker, ph.D., the Director at John Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence, an institute dedicated to identifying and improving medical diagnostic errors, states that there are over 10,000...
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Unemployment Benefits Through the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Posted on March 27, 2020 in
On March 25, 2020 the United States Senate passed a stimulus bill to help the economy get through the coronavirus pandemic. The stimulus bill provides for payment of $600 per week for a person’s first four months of unemployment. The $600 weekly payment is in addition to unemployment benefits payable through each state. In...
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