The Bruce Law Firm prides itself in representing the working class. Often insurance companies will attempt to cut off medical care too early or cease wage lost benefits too early. Insurance companies will fail to offer enough for a permanent disability or consider physical therapy as a reasonable option. Many issues arise over whether there was a work related incident, whether that incident is compensable, and whether injured employee had previous health issues. We can also help you ensure that your medical expenses are paid as well. When your treatment is complete, we can help you recover if the accident has resulted in any permanent partial impairment. If you have been seriously injured and are seeking workman’s compensation, contact The Bruce Firm. We are immediately able to discuss your claim and get you the right solution





"Insurance companies will fail to offer enough for a permanent disability or consider physical therapy as a reasonable option"


Get Representation

Q: I have been hurt on my job. What do I do next?

A: Notify your supervisor immediately. In Georgia, the general rule is you most notify your employer of an on the job injury within 30 days of the injury. If you delay past that time, it may be difficult, if not impossible, to assert a claim. After notifying your employer, you should be directed as to where and how to obtain medical treatment. In addition, if you are out of work for at least 7 days, you will be entitled to wage benefits. These are very technical matters and it is wise to consult with an attorney if you have an on the job injury so that you do not inadvertently give up any rights.

Q: I was hurt on my job. Can my employer fire me?

A: Yes! Unfortunately, in Georgia an injured worker has no rights to maintain his job if he has been injured on that job. Many, many people are fired after they have experienced an on the job injury. That is why if you are injured you should consult with an attorney as soon as possible. Over the years, I have spoken to many injured workers who were afraid of losing their jobs and, therefore, did not report their on the job injury. They ended up being fired and they missed the deadline to file their Workers’ Compensation claim and were left with nothing. Please do not let that happen to you. Please contact an attorney as soon as possible if you have been injured to learn your rights.





The materials appearing on this website are provided for informational use only, and are in no way intended to constitute legal advice or the opinions of this law firm or any of its attorneys. Transmission or receipt of any information from this website does not create an attorney-client relationship, and you should not act or rely upon any information appearing on this website without seeking the advice of an attorney. Moreover, because the law is constantly changing, the materials appearing on this website are not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. Sending an email to our office does not create an attorney-client relationship, and none will be formed unless there is an expressed agreement between the firm and the client. Thus, we strongly advise against sending confidential or privileged information to us until you can establish such a relationship. Furthermore, we advise against sending privileged or confidential information through e-mail at all, since we can in no way ensure the security of your e-mail.

Links that may appear on this site are intended solely for your convenience in identifying and accessing other sources of information, and are not to be construed as being endorsed by or affiliated with our office. Furthermore, The Bruce Firm does not imply that it is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, symbol, logo, or seal that may be reflected in any of these links. The Bruce Firm has sought to comply with all legal and ethical requirements in creating this website.