Since it’s Friday we thought we’d keep it light today. At the Ramos Law Firm we like to promote community involvement and get involved ourselves. Earlier this year several attorneys, staff members and their families participated in the Walk for Wishes to benefit (more…)
A common question that the Atlanta attorneys of the Ramos Law Firm are asked is “how much is my case worth?” While there is no amount of money that could fully compensate an injured worker for the pain and heartache she experiences, the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act provides a framework to consider.
First, it is important to consider the injured workers’ (more…)
As the injured worker is not entitled to a jury trial, she is entitled to an evidentiary hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ). The hearing is also known as a bench trial. It is also known as the ” employee’s day in court”.
At the hearing, the judge will generally request information from the parties of the pending case. During this time (more…)
In our Georgia workers’ compensation practice, injured workers often ask, “when is the right time to settle my workers’ compensation claim?” As the workers’ compensation scheme pays for medical treatment, it is often recommended that you (more…)
If you are injured at work in Georgia there are several deadlines you should be aware of in order to preserve any potential workers’ compensation claim you may have. First, you must give the employer notice of the injury within 30 days of the injury date. (O.C.G.A. § 34-9-80). You then have (more…)