Losing a loved one due to a work-related accident is a devastating experience. At Bourne Law Firm - Workers' Compensation Attorneys, we are here to provide you with compassionate legal support and help you navigate the complex process of workers' compensation death claims in Georgia. Our experienced attorneys will guide you every step of the way to ensure that you receive the benefits and justice that you deserve.
In Georgia, the surviving dependents of a deceased worker who passed away due to a work-related accident or occupational disease may be entitled to death benefits under workers' compensation law. Eligible dependents include:
The workers' compensation death benefits in Georgia may include:
The amount and duration of the weekly income benefits depend on the deceased worker's average weekly wage and the relationship between the deceased worker and the eligible dependents.
To ensure that your family receives the death benefits you deserve, it is crucial to act promptly and adhere to the filing deadlines under Georgia law. Key deadlines include:
Missing these deadlines may jeopardize your eligibility for workers' compensation death benefits. Our experienced attorneys will help you stay on track and ensure that all necessary documentation is submitted in a timely manner.
At Bourne Law Firm - Workers' Compensation Lawyers, our compassionate and knowledgeable attorneys are dedicated to providing you with the support and guidance you need during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one due to a work-related accident or illness, we are here to help you navigate the complex process of workers' compensation death claims in Georgia. To schedule a free consultation, please contact us today: