Here at Gerber & Holder Workers’ Compensation Attorneys, one of Georgia’s leading law firms specializing in work injury cases, we are thrilled to announce the opening of a new office in Columbus, Georgia. This will be our third law office in Georgia, with our other locations in Atlanta and Athens.
Our attorneys have helped thousands of people with their workers’ compensation claims over many decades. If you or a loved one were hurt while working in Georgia, we invite you to find out if you have a case and what benefits are due to you by contacting the Gerber & Holder office nearest you.
“We are excited to continue growing as it allows us to better serve injured workers throughout our state,” said founding attorney Ben Gerber. “Our focus will remain on providing exemplary care for those injured on the job.”
About Columbus, GA
Columbus is the state’s third-largest city and is located about 100 miles southwest of Atlanta on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. Home to nearly 200,000 people – with another 300,000 residents living in the greater metropolitan area – Columbus has a rich history stretching back nearly 200 years.
A few of the largest employers in Columbus include U.S. Army Fort Benning with more than 38,000 employees, the Muscogee County School District with roughly 6,300 employees, TSYS (a payment processing service) employs about 4,600, insurance giant Aflac has roughly 3,600 employees, and the Columbus Regional Healthcare System which counts just over 3,000 on its payroll.
Other large companies that have roots in the Columbus community are St. Francis Hospital, the Columbus Consolidated Government, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Columbus State University, and aircraft engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney.
About Gerber & Holder Law
Our founding attorneys Ben Gerber and Tom Holder have long histories of practicing law in Georgia, beginning in the early 1980s in the case of Mr. Holder. Mr. Gerber is a University of Georgia graduate and earned his law degree from George Washington University Law School. Mr. Holder is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University and earned his J.D. from Emory University School of Law. Together, they work with 2 other wonderful attorneys at the firm: Natalie Elkins and Christopher Gifford.
The newest Gerber & Holder branch is located at 1340 14th Street.