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Will my Workers Compensation Claim be Denied because of a Pre-Existing Condition?

One of the most frequent questions I get from potential clients is about injuries or symptoms before their work injury. Legally, preexisting symptoms or injuries alone cannot deny a workers comp claim. However, insurance companies and adjusters often rely on this concept to deny claims. For example, if you had lower back pain before injuring your lower back at work, you may still have a valid claim. It’s important to note that the analysis can be complex and depend on medical evidence.

For that reason, it is recommended that injured workers with prior symptoms or injuries retain an experienced workers compensation attorney to discuss the details. T. Andrew Miller spent years working for workers compensation insurance companies and claims adjusters and understands what can win or lose your case in court. If you have questions about your Georgia workers compensation claim, contact The Law Offices of T. Andrew Miller today for a free consultation.

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