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About Bruce

Bruce Edwards

At the office of Bruce Edwards, P.C., our clients’ workers’ compensation cases are confidently handled by attorney Bruce Edwards. Bruce is an experienced lawyer dedicated to assisting clients with workers’ compensation issues, on-the-job injuries and serious motor-vehicle accidents.

Bruce graduated with honors in the Ivy League from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1982. Bruce then received his law degree from the University of Georgia in Athens in 1985. He has successfully handled thousands of cases, several in excess of one million dollars. Let his experience work for you!

Bruce is proud to be a member of WCCL – Workers’ Compensation Claimant’s Lawyers.
WCCL is a group of attorneys who advocate the legal and political rights of injured workers in Georgia. Bruce is a successful Workman’s Compensation Attorney in South Georgia.

For over 30 years, Bruce has practiced law in Douglas, Georgia, proudly serving clients from
Macon to Valdosta and from Brunswick to Albany. He has helped thousands of clients in cases involving workers’ compensation injuries and serious motor-vehicle collisions.

Since graduating, Bruce has been active in Georgia’s legal and local community:

  • Executive Member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers’ Association
  • Teacher / Speaker at numerous workers’ compensation legal seminars, teaching hundreds of attorneys how to represent injured workers
  • Executive Member of the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation Chairman’s Advisory Council (1996 – 2008)
  • President, Coffee County Bar Association (1990)
  • Member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • President, South Georgia College Foundation (1994) and Foundation Board Member (1991 – 1994)
  • 2-year President and 1-year Vice President of Coffee County’s Academic Booster Club

Workers’ Compensation:

A majority of Bruce’s practice is involved in the area of workers’ compensation. Workers’ Compensation is statutorily created to protect employees injured while working. Workers’ Compensation law is made up of a complex body of rules. Bruce would be pleased to help you, the injured worker, navigate your way through the complex system and ensure that your rights are being protected.

Personal Injury

Personal injury is composed of several types of Tort actions. Personal injury is generally associated with car wrecks, truck wreck collisions, wrongful death claims, etc. (not an all-inclusive list). Bruce’s practice involves a large number of the above types of personal injury claims. Bruce would like for you to allow him to share his vast experience with personal injury claims to ensure that you and your family are protected both financially and medically.

Bruce Edwards, P.C. represents clients with workers’ compensation legal concerns including Savannah, Valdosta, Douglas, Tifton, Waycross, Baxley, Hazlehurst, Cordele, Ashburn, Adel, Fitzgerald, McRae, Vidalia, Eastman, Moultrie, Albany, Jesup, Hinesville, Dublin, Alamo, Sylvester, Abbeville, Blackshear, Alma, Pearson, Ocilla, Fulton, Chatham Lowndes, Coffee, Tift, Ware, Appling, Jeff Davis, Crisp, Turner, Cook, Ben Hill, Telfair, Toombs, Dodge, Colquitt, Dougherty, Wayne, Long, Laurens, Wheeler, Worth, Wilcox, Pierce, Bacon, Atkinson, and Irwin.

Our Staff

Winston Edwards

Winston Edwards

Jessie Williams

Jessie Williams

Shirl Hamilton

Shirl Hamilton

Diana Henderson

Diana Henderson

Vanessa Greene

Vanessa Greene

Our Clients Say:

  • “Even when the insurance company would not provide authorization for my medications or medical care, Mr. Edwards would not hesitate to request a hearing to obtain the authorization I needed.” – A.S.

  • “No one wants to get injured or go through a workers’ compensation claim; however, if you have a great attorney as Mr. Edwards, it will not seem as bad as it is.” – W.D.

  • “Once I hired Mr. Edwards, he filed a change of physician to get me to a new doctor. My new doctor performed corrective shoulder surgery and my shoulder improved tremendously.” – G.R.

  • “Thank you Bruce for helping me obtain the settlement that I deserved in my case. You fought hard with the insurance company and would not allow them to `low ball’ me.” – W.M.

  • “Once I had the surgeries I needed, Mr. Edwards negotiated an acceptable and realistic settlement. My family and I were very satisfied with Mr. Edwards’ representation.” – M.B.

  • “Even though I will never be 100%, the physicians he chose for me did an excellent job and I am feeling a lot better. Mr. Edwards knew exactly which physicians would look out for me and not the insurance company.” – R.P.

  • “I have recommended Mr. Edwards to many of my friends who have been injured working after he represented me in my workers’ compensation claim. He has always been upfront and sincere with his legal advice.” – A.M.

  • “I could not have hired a better attorney than Bruce Edwards. When I suffered a torn rotator cuff in my left shoulder, bi-lateral carpal tunnel syndrome and a disc herniation in my low back, Mr. Edwards was there for me.” – F.M.

  • “Bruce is a fantastic attorney. Without him I would not have been aware of `my rights’ as an injured worker. He and his staff gave me a great experience during a bad situation. Thank you Bruce for helping me get the compensation I was entitled to.” – A.T.

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