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Jason Perkins Speaks at Workers’ Compensation Seminar1 minute read

Jason Perkins was featured as a speaker at the 2012 continuing legal education seminar “Workers’ Compensation for the General Practitioner”. The seminar is put on by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia. Jason spoke on the issue of “Contacting the Medical Provider in a Workers’ Compensation Matter”.  Jason addressed the issue from the perspective of an attorney who specializes in representing injured workers in workers’ compensation claims. Michael Bagley of the law firm Drew, Eckl, & Farnham, LLP, spoke on the same issue from the perspective of an attorney representing employers and insurers.

This seminar topic held particular interest because of the recent Georgia Court of Appeals decision of McRae v. Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., 721 S.E.2d 602 (Ga. App. 2011), which concluded that attorneys representing employers and insurers could not force injured worker to allow their doctor to meet with the employers’ attorneys. You can read more about the McRae case and how it protects the privacy of injured workers in this previous blog post.

All attorneys in Perkins Studdard’s Workers’ Compensation Division have been featured as speakers at continuing legal education seminars focusing on Georgia Workers’ Compensation claims. In addition to speaking at this most recent seminar, Jason Perkins has spoken at several other workers’ compensation seminars on topics such as catastrophic designation, Maloney job search requirements, and recent appellate court decisions.

What if I have other questions about workers compensation?

Georgia’s workers compensation system can be very confusing.  You have to worry about getting the treatment you need and paying your bills while also worrying about not missing any deadlines that could cause you to lose your right to receive workers compensation benefits.

If you have questions, I would recommend that you try to get answers.  To find out more about how to schedule a time to talk to me about your workers compensation questions, just read this short article.

Jason Perkins is an attorney who specializes in representing injured workers.  He regularly publishes videos and write blog articles about Georgia’s workers compensation system and issues that are important to injured workers and their families.

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Brittney-lee orourkeBrittney-lee orourke
05:23 18 Feb 22
Amazing! Jason and his team were very helpful and had the best communication by far. Walked me though every step with great detail and had answers for any question I had. They handled my case better then I could imagine, it was a weird case and they stayed on top of it and kept me updated every step of the way! Highly recommend this Team! Thanks so much to Jason and his Awesome team!-Brittney
China JonesChina Jones
18:58 08 Feb 22
I absolutely love this group of attorneys, when I was at my lowest they did everything they could to help me get justice for my injury. I believe if I were to have never picked my phone up and called the amazing group that helped me I definitely would not have received my idea of rights. If you have an issue and are just not sure please understand that they will help you, stay in contact, answer any question you have, and for sure get you the justice you deserve I thank them from the bottom of my heart and I will definitely refer them to anyone who has been hurt because they most definitely care about their work and clients.
Luv LocsLuv Locs
16:08 15 Jan 22
The entire law office was attentive and responsive to all of my concerns dealing with my workers compensation case.
moombimoombi
21:14 02 Jan 22
If you must get a lawyer involved, you’d do well to work with Jason Perkins and his team at Perkins Studdard Law.They were thorough in gathering information and in sharing all the steps in the workers comp process specific to my case. Jason and the team were responsive to my bevy of questions and concerns.I appreciated the informative videos and consultations provided by Jason over video meetings and multiple phone calls.I hope I’m never injured on the job again. However, if I am and if my employer responds as my previous employer did, I’ll contact Perkins Studdard Law immediately to handle the case.
Dana BessDana Bess
23:57 10 Dec 21
Everyone at Perkins Studdard was kind and professional. They were always extremely responsive and answered all questions that I had and followed up to make sure I had an understanding of what was going on along with emailing videos to explain every step of my case so I would know what to expect and be prepared. Jason is a very genuine person and I trusted him with my case. He answered so many questions for me even before I retained him as my WC lawyer. I highly recommend him and his associates at Perkins Studdard.
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