Don’t Let a Preexisting Condition Stop You From Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits
If you have a preexisting slipped disc, trick knee or repetitive stress injury that has been aggravated by a job activity, you may still be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. The insurance company may fight you on this, but at Gregory Smith Law, LLC, we will fight back. If your work duties have caused the aggravation or worsening of a preexisting condition, our attorneys are prepared to successfully prove that you are entitled to file a claim and receive benefits.
How Our Georgia Denied Claims Lawyers Can Help You
If you have a pre-existing condition and your claim has been denied, you need an experienced workers’ compensation attorney on your side. Gregory Smith has been practicing workers’ compensation law in Augusta for more than 20 years. As such, he knows how to navigate the complex regulatory landscape surrounding claims and preexisting conditions. In order to make sure that you receive full medical and income benefits, he will:
- Collect all necessary medical records
- Get you an independent medical exam
- Work with the insurance adjuster
- File claims for any necessary specialized medical treatment and occupational or physical therapy
What Types of Preexisting Conditions Are Covered?
Most conditions are covered provided that the aggravation of the condition is related to a work activity. These may include:
- Back problems
- Neck problems
- Knee and shoulder injuries
- Respiratory illnesses
- Superadded injuries
Contact Our Preexisting Condition Attorneys
We treat every case seriously and every client with courtesy. Accessibility, professionalism and a dedication to getting you full compensation for your injury are hallmarks of Gregory Smith Law, LLC. To schedule a free consultation with our Augusta workers’ compensation lawyer, please call us at 706-724-9700 or contact us by e-mail. After-hours, home and hospital appointments are available.