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February, 2012:

Workers Compensation Benefits for Dependents in Georgia

In the tragic event that an employee dies in the course of his or her job, the State Board Of Workers’ Compensation will ask whether the deceased worker had any dependents who would be eligible to receive workers’ compensation (more…)

How Can I Prepare for My Deposition?

In general, people tend to get nervous when they have to be in a lawyer’s office. When they are in a deposition, it can seem a lot worse as everything you say will be recorded by the court reporter. However, it is a common practice when you file a workers’ compensation claim or law suit. The key is being familiar with what is going on and being prepared for what the opposing attorney will ask you. It is like (more…)

Will I go to court for settlement or is a judge involved in the settlement process?

We’ve all seen the episode of our favorite law show where the parties are sitting in the courtroom and at the last minute, just before the Judge hands down his ruling, they reach an agreement. This makes for good T.V., but in reality that is not how it will play out in a workers’ compensation case.

Generally, the only chance an injured worker will see a judge is if there is a specific issue or conflict that requires a judge’s ruling since the parties could not reach an agreement. For example (more…)

SuperLaywers 2012- Bryan C. Ramos Georgia Rising Star

Congratulations to Bryan Ramos for being named a 2012 Georgia Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Bryan Ramos named one of Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers

Congratulations to Bryan who was named as a Top Rated Lawyer in Georgia’s Top Rated Lawyers 2012 Edition. The list includes those lawyers who have been rated by their peers to be AV® PreeminentTM—the highest peer review rating available by Martindale-Hubble® Peer Review RatingsTM standards.