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Law Firm OverviewThe Law Offices of Gary M. Kazin is an Atlanta workers' compensation law firm with over 30 years of experience representing injured workers in Georgia. Our firm has earned a reputation for providing effective, efficient workers' compensation claims and appeals services for workers injured on the job anywhere in Georgia.
Gary M. Kazin, Attorney at Law, has practiced law and represented victims in workers' compensation cases since earning his law degree in 1978. He is well-versed in Georgia law and widely respected in the workers' compensation system and legal community. In fact, he is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. This rating is awarded only to lawyers whose peers consider them to have the highest level of professional knowledge and ethics.
We handle workers' compensation cases on a contingency-fee basis, so we do not collect a fee unless we obtain benefits for you. From our office in downtown Decatur, GA, we represent clients throughout the Atlanta metro area and the state of Georgia. We also represent clients living in other states who have Georgia workers' compensation cases.
Areas of Law
Areas of Law Description
The Law Offices of Gary M. Kazin serves clients in the following areas of practice:
- Workers' Compensation
Workers' comp in GA protects employees but not independent contractors from injuries on the job. Georgia worker comp law requires an employer who has three or more employees to either purchase workers compensation insurance or be qualified by the State Board of Workers' Compensation as a self-insurer.
- Catastrophic Injuries
Gary Kazin has more than 30 years of experience helping workers file successful workers' compensation claims and appeals in communities throughout Georgia. If you have suffered a debilitating injury, disease, mental disability or loss of mobility related to your employment in Georgia, call The Law Offices of Gary M. Kazin.
- Head and Brain Injury
If you or a loved one suffered a head injury on the job in Georgia, call the firm right away. Gary has more than 30 years of experience as a successful workers' compensation lawyer. He has dedicated his professional legal career to helping injured workers get the medical care and wage benefits they are entitled to through Georgia workers' compensation.
- Permanent Disability
If you or a loved one has suffered a permanent disability as a result of a workplace accident or job-related tasks in Georgia, call The Law Offices of Gary M. Kazin. Gary is an experienced Georgia workers' compensation claims lawyer, and he will explain the benefits you and your family may be entitled to.
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
A serious injury to a bone or attached muscle can make it impossible to lift, turn or take on daily tasks. If you suffered a musculoskeletal injury because of your job in Georgia, you are entitled to receive medical treatment and benefits for lost or depleted wages while you are unable to work at your job.
- Knee, Shoulder and Joint Injury
We don't realize how much we depend on our key joints such as knees, shoulders, elbows and hips until we suffer an immobilizing injury. A serious joint injury may require orthopedic surgery to replace key components. Unfortunately, many of these types of injuries are the result of wear and tear over time, rather than a single accident.
- Neck, Back and Spine Injury
A serious injury to your neck, back or spine can mean a lifetime of pain, immobility and even paralysis. a bone or attached muscle can make it impossible to lift, turn or take on daily tasks. If you suffered a back injury on the job in Georgia, or because of your work-related activities, you are entitled to seek medical care and wage benefits from your employer's workers' compensation insurance coverage.
- Mental Illness
Employers and workers' compensation insurance carriers frown on workers' comp claims for psychological disorders. The Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation does, however, approve claims for certain types of psychological and emotional disabilities which are precipitated by a physical injury.
- Workplace Injuries
On-the-job injuries are as diverse as the workplaces in which they occur. Not all injuries occur in an industrial setting or by way of an accident or single traumatic event. In fact, an increasing percentage of on-job-injuries occur over time through repetitive movements or long-term exposure to certain conditions.
- Carpal Tunnel Injury
The chronic wrist pain, uncomfortable forearm tingling and debilitating hand weakness caused by carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) are the result of a pinched main nerve running the length of the arm, connecting the fingers and hand to the spinal cord. Workplace tasks involving hand and arm vibration, repetitive motion or overuse are common causes. In early stages, CTS may be a mere annoyance or inconvenience.
- Repetitive Stress Injury
Most workers in Georgia are aware that an injury suffered in a workplace accident will qualify for medical treatment and wage benefits through the state's workers' compensation system. However, workers who suffer an injury due to repetitive motion and stress over a period of months and years may also receive disability benefits.
- American Association for Justice
- Atlanta Bar Association
- State Bar of Georgia
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