Common Arm Injuries At Work

Arm injuries

This is the second in a series of articles about common types of injuries that occur at work in Georgia.  The first article in this series discussed low back injuries.  This article will discuss some of the more common type of arm injuries that occur at work. It is important to understand that this information […]

Mileage Costs Payment – GA Workers’ Compensation

Mileage Costs

The mileage costs associated with buying gas to drive back and forth to the doctor can add up quickly.  You may find that you have to drive many miles to see a good specialist for treatment.  You may have to go to physical therapy several times a week. You would not have had these costs […]

Can SSI or SSDI Benefits Be Garnished?

Generally, funds you receive as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits are not subject to garnishment.  Section 207 of the Social Security Act protects these funds from being subject to garnishment for debts to most creditors.  However, there are some exceptions to this rule. SSDI benefits can be garnished for […]

Low Back Injuries at Work in Georgia

Back injury

This is the first in a series of blog articles about some of the most common types of workers’ compensation injuries in Georgia.  At the beginning, it is important to state that this series will not comprehensively cover every type of work injury.  However, it will attempt to provide some valuable information and direction regarding […]

Giving Up Your Privacy Through Facebook Posts

Using computer to post to Facebook

Our previous two blog posts in this series on Facebook and other social media have discussed some basic privacy concerns with social media and the use of privacy settings to keep your information from falling into unintended hands.  This blog post will discuss the consequences in a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim of an […]

Helpful Tips on Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits

The Social Security Disability Process Obtaining Social Security Disability benefits is a complex and time consuming process.  The Social Security Administration relies on medical evidence in making a determination as to whether someone is able to work.  Knowing what information is important and how to present that information is crucial to getting approved for disability […]

How Much Will It Cost to Hire an Attorney?

Attorney cost

Many people who contact us to ask legal questions have concerns about the cost associated with talking to an attorney.  A lot of the time, people are wondering whether it will cost them money to talk to an attorney.  They also wonder how much it will cost them if they decide to hire an attorney. […]

Can I Change My Workers’ Compensation Doctor?

Man on crutches wonders about changing doctor

Getting good medical treatment is very important.  It helps you recover from a work injury. Sometimes, the first doctor you treat with will not provide the treatment you need.  You may need to change doctors to recover from your injury. This article covers your right to change doctors after the initial selection of a doctor […]

PLF Paralegal’s Grandson Working on Energy Independence

Bea Flournoy has worked as a paralegal in our Personal Injury and Social Security Division for 18 years. We share her pride in her grandson Stephen Fordham. Born and raised in Ranburne, Alabama, Stephen attended Ranburne public schools. He was on the high school Physics Team and in 2006 placed 5th in the American Chemical […]

Perkins Attorneys Serve at the Georgia Capitol

Last Tuesday, March 26th, Ann-Margaret Perkins, Jason Perkins, and Travis Studdard served as Georgia Trial Lawyers Association’s Lawyers for the Day at the Georgia Capitol. The Lawyer of the Day program provides a presence for GTLA at the Capitol.  It allows lawyers to meet with their senators and representatives during the session to discuss issues and […]