Will I go to court for settlement or is a judge involved in the settlement process?

What is a “workers’ compensation mediation?”

Generally, a mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution.  The idea centers around the parties’ interest in finding a solution to the issue before the court, tribunal, or worker’s compensation board.  This process involves a neutral party to help...
Will I go to court for settlement or is a judge involved in the settlement process?

What does it mean to “settle” a case?

Essentially, settlement translates to a closure of the case. Generally, the Employer/Insurer will pay the injured employee a lump sum of money to relieve them of any past or future liability. The decision to settle a workers’ compensation must be a mutual one....
Will I go to court for settlement or is a judge involved in the settlement process?

What is the value of my workers’ compensation case?

A common question that the Atlanta attorneys of the Ramos Law Firm are asked is “how much is my case worth?”  While there is no amount of money that could fully compensate an injured worker for the pain and heartache she experiences, the Georgia...
When is the Right Time to Settle My Workers’ Comp Case?

When is the Right Time to Settle My Workers’ Comp Case?

  In our Georgia workers’ compensation practice, injured workers often ask, “when is the right time to settle my workers’ compensation claim?”  When considering that the fact that in an accepted workers’ compensation claim, the insurance company furnishes...