Workers' Compensation Lawyer Atlanta | What Should You Do After An Injury at Work?

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In this video, Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Atlanta Andre’ Ramsay answers, “What Should You Do After An Injury at Work?”

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Hi. I’m Attorney Andre’ Ramsay, your workers’ compensation attorney. Now, what should you do after you suffer an injury at work? It’s quite simple – tell someone, whether it’s your team lead, whether it’s your supervisor, your supervisor’s supervisor. But inform someone not only that you are hurt, but also that you were hurt because of work. That’s very important. By law, you have 30 days to provide your employer with notice of an injury. I implore you not to wait for 30 days, sooner the better. Tell them right away. That way, an incident report can be written up. That way, you can get to the medical treatment that you need sooner than later. And that way, there is not possibly an investigation that would stop you from getting the benefits that you deserve.

So again, inform your supervisor immediately after the injury. If you have to go to the emergency room immediately, then do so. But after you get home from the emergency room, call your supervisor, call your employer, and keep a written report or a record of what happened. Try to fill out an Incident Report if needed. Most employers would appreciate you doing so because then there’s record of the injury. Do all of these things and also don’t forget to call me. I’m here to help you with your injury. I’m here to help you with your accident. That is what I do.

Again, my name is Andre’ Ramsay and I’m the lawyer for the everyday worker.

The Cochran Firm Atlanta has a simple mission, to bring legal justice to the clients who have suffered personal injuries. Our partners are hand-picked by Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr., and are committed to continuing his legacy and his passionate advocacy for the disadvantaged, the disenfranchised, and the downtrodden.

Attorney Andre’ C. Ramsay joined The Cochran Firm Atlanta in 2016. He previously worked as an Associate Attorney at a fast-paced North Atlanta law firm specializing in the practice areas of Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Social Security Disability. Mr. Ramsay aggressively represents many injured workers in acquiring all income and medical benefits available to them to the full extent of the law.

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Andre’ earned a bachelor’s degree in Management of Information Studies, with a minor in Business Administration from Florida State University. As an undergraduate student, Andre’ was one of 16 students chosen from 23 states for the Florida State University College of Law National Summer Law Program. Andre’ later earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School. While in law school, Andre’ competed in the American Bar Association Client Interviewing and Counseling competition where he placed in the “National Top-6” after winning the Regional competition. Andre’ also founded the Caribbean Law Students Association, was a Student Bar Association Class Representative, and a Pre-Trial CALI award recipient. Andre’ also clerked for a well-known national law firm, where he had the opportunity to work directly under a former Georgia Workers’ Compensation Administrative Law Judge.

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The Cochran Firm Workers’ Compensation
Andre’ Ramsay
100 Peachtree Street NW,
Suite 2600, Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 222-9922
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If you’ve suffered an injury on the job, a worker’s comp lawyer is the first person you need to have on your side. Worker’s compensation laws are designed to provide recourse in the event that you are harmed due to the negligent or deliberate act of others while on the job, or in cases where you are injured while working.
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