They offered the following information:
Survivors and dependents of those who die due from an on-the-job accidents,injury or fatal disease are eligible for workers’ compensation death benefits through the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company.
A sole surviving spouse of a worker who dies in a workplace accident will receive benefits. Call our helpline for a workers compensation lawyer to protect your rights. There may be third party liability as well.
One of the focus points of the Workers Compensation helpline is support to families where a loved on has been severely injured by toxic substances. They frequently deal with Toxic substances causing fatal diseases. Their callers are often loved ones of people who worked in a toxic environment or with toxic substances and their was a premature death caused by this. One of the leading causes of death from toxic substances is nerve damage and cancer. Mesothelioma from asbestos is a fatal work related injury.
The Workers Compensation helpline also offers local resources to help injured workers .
If a loved one has died while working in Georgia your family has rights. Because the laws surrounding deaths while on the job are extremely complicated in Georgia. Speak with their medical social worker and an experienced helpline lawyer today by calling 1 877-522-2123 The Helpline covers the entire state of Georgia including the greater Atlanta area and Columbus, Augusta, Macon, Savannah, Athens, Albany, Warner Robbins, big cities as well as the small towns.
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Workers Compensation Helpline is available 24 hours 7 days to help you locate a Georgia Workers Compensation lawyer. http://Fortheinjuredworker.net and soon to be launched for the http://injuredworker.com has valuable information and resources. Contact their medical social worker at 1 877 522-2123