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Emergency Responders Worker’s Comp in Albany, GA

Protecting the Rights of Those Who Get There First

In 2016, over 30% of injuries suffered by EMS workers in America were sprains or strains. Those working as first responders face a number of risks out in the field, including bodily injury, exposure to hazardous materials, and even assault. At the Law Offices of William F. Underwood, III, P.C., we strive to help those in Dougherty County who put their life on the line to receive fair compensation following an injury.

If you have been injured while working as an emergency responder, call (229) 999-4476 to speak with an Albany, GA workers’ compensation attorney.

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Once you have suffered a workplace injury as a first responder, the clock starts ticking to file a claim and begin the compensation process. The law in Georgia requires that employees submit a claim within 30 days of an injury to avoid losing benefits. Our firm has helped many clients to file claims and proceed with the legal process.

To file a claim, employees must:

  • Report the accident
  • Visit a company-approved physician
  • Submit a WC-14 claim
  • Be present for hearings

How We Can Help

For years now, the Law Offices of William F. Underwood, III, P.C. have helped Albany, GA emergency responders obtain compensation for their workplace injuries. As insurance companies are concerned with minimizing their payout costs, they will go to great lengths to point the blame at employees and make use of Georgia’s Comparative Fault laws, which could make you liable for a portion of the damages sustained at work. By having an experienced workers’ comp attorney on your side, you can better navigate and stand strong against the cases that will be made by corporate insurers.

Call (229) 999-4476 today for help in your Albany, GA workers’ compensation case.

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