My Employer Has Denied My Claim, What Do I Do?

After receiving a notice of denial from your employer or the employers insurance company, you may file a claim to protect your benefit rights. This must be done within one year from the date of your accident by filing form WC­14 with the Georgia State Board of Workers` Compensation. If for any reason you do not receive benefits, you have the right to request a formal hearing before the Georgia State Board of Workers` Compensation. If you wish to contact the Georgia State Board of Workers` Compensation, a representative can be contacted at the phone numbers listed below.

In the metro Atlanta dialing area call (404) 656­3818 and outside the metro Atlanta area call l­800­533­0682.

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This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers' compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers' compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.

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