Jim Anderson has been practicing law for 21 years, with the last 18 of those focused on Workers’ Compensation issues. He has extensive experience in drug cases and death claims in Workers’ Compensation and his strength is in determining the compensability of claims, including dependency issues. He developed his proficiency by trying more than 200 Workers’ Compensation hearings over almost two decades throughout the state of Georgia.
With his Engineering degree, Mr. Anderson is resourceful in technical environments and is often brought in at the beginning of a claim to consult and determine a strategy and to assist in the investigation. He works closely with Risk Managers, Human Resources Managers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), and Claims Adjusters to develop a plan to resolve and close files quickly and efficiently.
Mr. Anderson has particular experience with the trucking industry, manufacturing, pest control and extermination services, employee leasing and temporary employment agencies, restaurants, the hospitality and food distribution industry, as well as retail.
Mr. Anderson is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He attained the rank of Captain and served as a Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer where he successfully prosecuted more than 200 court-martials, including dozens of drug testing cases, and served as Special Assistant to the US Attorney (SAUSA) for the Southern District of California.