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What If I Require Ongoing Medical Treatment?1 minute read

1024px-Doctor_takes_blood_pressureIn a perfect world, you will get the medical treatment you need and we will know your:

  • Permanent impairment
  • Total medical expenses
  • Impact on your job
  • Impact of your activities

Sometimes, though a case has to be evaluated before those things can be determined with certainty. For example, you may require ongoing treatment for the rest of your life. Or maybe your doctors expect you to need surgery but want to wait several years before performing it.

We can still value your case, but it requires us to get expert help. We may hire a life care planner, a professional whose job it is to calculate all the expenses associated with your future care. We may have to get your doctor to give us her opinions about the ongoing treatment you will need and its cost. Vocational experts may be necessary to determine what jobs you may or may not be able to do. We may have to hire an economist to research what economic impact your limitations may have on your ability to earn income. These all involve opinions and projections about what the future holds, but attorneys know how to find experts competent to provide this information so future losses may be factored into valuing your case.

An Attorney Can Help

Personal injury attorneys can help you make a good decision about the best course of action for you. An experienced personal injury attorney will get to know you and your situation and then use research and her expertise to help guide you. It all begins with a free consultation. If you would like us to give you a free consultation, contact us today.

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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