Information On Temporary Total Disability Benefits In Lawrenceville

Have you been injured at work? Are you unable to work because of your injury? You may be able to receive temporary total disability benefits (TTD benefits) under Georgia's workers' compensation law.

At the Lowendick Law Office in Lawrenceville, Georgia, workers' compensation lawyer H. Durance Lowendick has decades of experience helping clients recover compensation after work accidents that cause permanent disabilities. He understands the challenges you face if a serious or catastrophic injury prevents you from working. He can help.

Call our law office at 770-338-8300 or contact us online for a free consultation. If you work with us, you can expect direct attorney-client contact (your attorney will answer your questions, not a paralegal or legal secretary), prompt attention to your case and a strategic, holistic approach to your workers' compensation claim or appeal.

What Is Temporary Total Disability?

Temporary total disability benefits are workers' compensation benefits payable to employees who are no longer able to work after suffering on-the-job injuries. Typically, a person can receive two-thirds of his or her average weekly pay through temporary total disability.

Are There Caps On Temporary Total Disability?

Under Georgia law, there are minimum and maximum weekly TTD rates that vary depending on the year you suffered your work injury. We can explain the current rates to you during our free consultation.

If your injury was catastrophic, you can receive TTD for as long as you have a total disability. If your injury was not catastrophic, you can receive TTD for up to 400 weeks after the date of your injury.

How Can I Apply For Temporary Total Disability?

Just like other workers' compensation benefits, you must report your injury to your employer within 30 days of the accident. If you do not receive workers' compensation benefits, you will need to file a Form WC-14 with the State Board of Workers' Compensation. An authorized physician must also declare that you are no longer able to work. An experienced workers' comp lawyer can help you with all of these steps.

When Will I Receive My First TTD Check?

Your first TTD check must be mailed within 21 days after you missed your first day of work due to the injury.

Call Our Law Firm For Georgia TTD Benefit Information

If you have questions about TTD benefits, contact our law office at 770-338-8300 or send us an email to schedule a free, no-risk consultation. Your life may never be the same again, but it may be possible to recover the financial compensation you need to pay your bills.