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How Social Security Disability and Workers' Compensation Overlap

Information about the differences between social security disability and workers comp.

Can Workers' Comp Benefits Be Denied Because of Legal Marijuana Smoking?

States like Colorado, Washington, California, and Maine that have legalized recreational and medical marijuana use have created a potential problem when individuals who use marijuana are injured at work.

4 Steps Involved to File a Worker's Compensation Claim

If you are injured, you have the responsibility to follow several steps to secure your rights to workers' compensation.

Work Injury Attorney: Do You Really Need One?

Work injuries are not fun; they are dangerous and can bring on serious health consequences. But ignoring the issue and pretending nothing happened isn't going to bring you any consolation.

Do I Have to Take a Drug Test to Receive Workers' Compensation Benefits?

Almost everyone would agree that drug use has no place in the workplace and that the use of illicit substances should be discouraged. Using drugs during work hours is harmful and can lead to serious accidents on the job.

Workers' Comp Benefit Limitations

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance available to employees in the event that they are injured on the job.

Why You Need an Experienced FELA Attorney

Although it is true that the volume of railroad fatalities, collisions and injuries has declined in recent decades, railroad accidents continue to pose a very serious threat to drivers, passengers and railroad workers.

5 Myths about Workers' Compensation

One aspect of workers' compensation is the misconceptions and myths that confuse people about how the process is supposed to work.

Finding the Right Workers' Compensation Attorney

4 ways you can use to find the right workers' compensation attorney for your claim.

Reporting an On-the-Job Injury or Medical Condition

In order to receive workers' compensation benefits, an injured person must report his or her injury to their employer and their respective state's workers' compensation agency within a specified amount of time...

Estimating the True Cost of Workplace Injuries

Workers' compensation insurance premiums can be a burdensome cost to small businesses. Especially in today's economy, companies are looking to streamline by boosting revenue and cutting back on extra expenses any way they can.

 


Workers' Compensation Law Firm Profiles


Meet Colorado Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
and Insurance Dispute Attorney R. Mack Babcock

Prior to founding The Babcock Law Firm, LLC, R. Mack Babcock spent many years on the other side of workers' compensation, car accidents, personal injury and insurance disputes representing some of the largest insurance companies and corporations in Colorado as an attorney at a midsize insurance defense firm.

Babcock is a member of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associations, the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and the Workers' Compensation Educational Association. In early 2008, he was elected as the Colorado House District 43 Committee Chairperson for the Douglas County Colorado Democratic Party.

In connection with this position, he is responsible for finding a candidate(s) to run for House District 43, overseeing the campaign(s), organizing volunteers, and also sits on the executive committee for the Douglas County Democratic Party.

Meet Atlanta's Top Workers' Compensation and Work Injury Attorneys

In 2018, two widely respected attorneys joined forces to establish Gerber & Holder Attorneys at Law, an Atlanta-based workers' compensation law firm dedicated to protecting injured workers in Georgia. Together, Ben Gerber and Thomas Holder bring an impressive resume of combined skills, knowledge, resources and experience to work for individuals suffering from a work-related accident such as back and neck injuries, spinal cord trauma, head and brain injuries, construction accidents, truck accidents and other catastrophic injuries.

Both attorneys have an impressive history of success in workers' compensation cases with over 50 years of combined experience practicing law in Georgia. Their accomplishments include recognitions from Super Lawyers, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, AV Martindale-Hubbell, Avvo, the Atlanta Bar Association, Knights of the Bar, the Lawyers' Foundation of Georgia and others. Ben Gerber also appeared as a guest on the radio show Atlanta Legal Experts. He's also an active member of the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers (WCCL) board, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, Atlanta Bar Association and the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation.