3 Common Misconceptions about Workers’ Compensation

If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably interested in filing an insurance claim so your expensive medical bills are covered. However, you may be unsure about whether or not you are eligible for assistance. At the Law Offices of Darwin F. Johnson, our workers’ compensation lawyers in Atlanta are here to fight for […]

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The Holidays Bring to Light Why Workers’ Compensation is Needed For Atlanta’s Workforce

The holiday season is a time that is supposed to be spent enjoying the company of the ones that we love. It’s a time when most workplaces are closed, and everyone begins to let their lives slow down so they can enjoy the end of the year by giving thanks for the people that they […]

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Why Can’t I Represent Myself in Court?

If you’ve been searching for an Atlanta workers’ comp lawyer, you’ve probably had the thought of representing yourself for your compensation claim in court. After all, can’t you do all the work that a lawyer can do on your own time and save money?   While some people do choose to take on insurance companies […]

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What are the Most Common Pre-Existing Conditions?

Many workers in Atlanta have a pre-existing condition. An estimated 130 million Americans have a pre-existing condition, and the state of Georgia is certainly no exception. Some of these workers find that their pre-existing condition affects their work environment, and may contribute to a work-related injury.   Many workers in Georgia believe that if their […]

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What to Do when Your Job is Making Your Carpal Tunnel Worse

Most people believe that if they have a pre-existing condition,  they are out of luck if they are injured on the job because their original condition was sustained outside of the workplace. While a pre-existing condition like carpal tunnel syndrome will compensate a workers’ compensation claim, our workers compensation lawyers in Atlanta know that your […]

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The Most Common Causes of Construction Injuries

If you work in construction, you know that high safety standards are crucial to making sure that no one is injured on the job. However, even in the most careful of workplaces, accidents regularly happen, but on a construction site, even a minor accident can mean that you’re unable to work.   If you’ve been […]

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How Does Understaffing Cause Harm in the Workplace?

From fast food restaurants to hospitals and from grocery stores to law offices, it’s an issue that most of us have dealt with at one time or another: understaffing.   Understaffing is a problem that plagues every industry in America at one point or another, and it can be more than just annoying; it can […]

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What are the Most Common Causes of Injury Among Healthcare Workers?

Some of the most important jobs in our society involve those working in healthcare. Doctors, nurses, surgeons, lab technicians and everyone else who works in a healthcare setting is crucial to making sure that the world we live in is safe when an accident or injury occurs. But what happens when a healthcare worker is […]

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If You’re Working Outside, Take a Few Extra Steps to Stay Safe in the Heat

If you’re working outside this summer, you may be putting yourself at risk for some serious health hazards. According to our workers’ comp attorneys in Atlanta, workers who spend the majority of their day outside are at risk for a variety of heat-related illnesses, ranging from heat stroke to skin cancer. If you spend the […]

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Why Does Workplace Bullying Still Happen?

When most of us think of bullying, we probably imagine high schoolers spreading rumors or stuffing other students in lockers. However, there’s a much more common and dangerous type of bullying that still exists amongst adults: corporate bullying.   Bullying in the workplace can make employees feel as if they don’t belong, and can even […]

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