Can My Boss Cut My Hours If I Apply for Workers’ Comp?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | January 4, 2022
If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably facing a host of challenges. Pain, medical bills, doctor visits, lost income, and stress often accompany workplace injuries. On top of all these stressors, the last […]
The Difference Between Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 26, 2021
There are many types of accidents that can qualify for a personal injury case. The following are a few common examples: Car accidents Motorcycle accidents Truck accidents Accidents resulting from defective products Dog bites Slip […]
Defective Combat Earplugs Lawsuits
Stephen Hasner | Product Liability | December 24, 2021
Members of the armed forces often find themselves in situations that expose them to hearing loss and other similar problems. Therefore, it’s not uncommon for service members to wear earplugs. These earplugs are supposed to […]
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer 101: Can You Sue Your Employer for Negligence as an Injured Worker in Savannah, GA?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 10, 2021
Georgia’s workers’ compensation system covers most workplace injuries in Savannah. Workers’ compensation acts as insurance coverage for on-the-job accidents. It provides income, medical, and rehabilitation benefits for works who sustain a workplace injury or illness. […]
Do I Have to Get an Independent Medical Exam?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 7, 2021
Your employer and its workers’ compensation insurer have the statutory right to ask for an independent medical examination (IME). The employer or insurer chooses the doctor and the examination can include physical and psychological tests. […]
Workers’ Compensation for Independent Contractors in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | November 12, 2021
If the pandemic has proven anything, it’s that there’s no time to waste on a profession you don’t love. Perhaps that’s why self-employment is on the rise. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer 101: Can You Sue Your Employer for Negligence as an Injured Worker?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | November 9, 2021
The vast majority of employers in Georgia are required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. If you have been injured in an on-the-job accident in our state, you have the right to seek compensation for your […]
6 Steps You Should Take Immediately Following a Workplace Accident
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | November 3, 2021
Every year, thousands of workers are injured while performing their jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5,333 fatal workplace injuries in 2019 alone. When you have been injured in an […]
Is Allstate the Worst Insurance Company for Consumers?
Stephen Hasner | Car Accidents | November 2, 2021
Allstate is a well-known American insurance company that touts that you are “in good hands” with their team. Unfortunately, their history tells a different story. According to the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Allstate is […]
What to Expect at an Initial Legal Consultation in Atlanta
Stephen Hasner | Personal Injury | November 1, 2021
Most people do not have a lot of experience with the personal injury claims process. As a result, many victims are unsure about what it takes to hire a personal injury attorney. One of the […]