Legal Question in Workers Comp in Georgia

I was injured on a job 8 years ago and due to the injury had to have a major surgery on my spine, I received worker's comp while under care of the surgeon, but when I was released from the dr. no more pay. I received no lifetime medical pay,I am now having trouble with the same injury and surgery, can I receive the worker's comp. now?

Asked on 8/23/09, 8:55 pm

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Bryan Ramos Ramos Law Firm
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There may be statute of limitations bar in your case. Generally, you have one year from the date of accident or last medical treatment furnished by the employer to file a notice of claim with the State Board of Workers' Compensation. For more information, please consult our website at

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Answered on 8/31/09, 8:00 pm

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