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Workers Injured In Georgia Aluminum Plant Explosion

Industrial accidents and disasters are some of the worst possible work-related accidents. It is not uncommon for there to be serious injuries and fatalities among workers, but also civilians. Typically,...

Burn Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

Thousands of Americans suffer from burn injuries every year, with roughly eight percent of those people sustaining their burns in a workplace accident. In fact, there are over 5,000 burn-related...

What Happens If You’re Injured and Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation?

Imagine you are a dishwasher in a restaurant and you’re at your job scrubbing dishes on a busy night. Naturally, the floors have gotten a bit messy and suddenly you...

Changing Workforce Demographics and Workers’ Compensation

There always changes going on in workforce demographics. When labor laws became stricter, it became illegal to employ children; when the men were shipped off to Europe during World War...

The Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Disability

When a work-related accident leads to an injury that prevents the worker from being able to work, there is assistance available to the injured worker. For most workers in Georgia,...

OSHA Warnings About Heat-Related Injuries and Illnesses

Summer is heating up and temperatures in Georgia are expected to be in the high 80s and 90s. For workers who spend their days outside, the heat presents an additional...

Important Terms to Know For Your Workers’ Compensation Case

If you have been in a workplace accident and sustained a debilitating injury, the very thought of filing a workers’ compensation claim and submitting the necessary forms can seem like...

How Social Media Can Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you’re bored in the office you may find yourself suddenly scrolling down your Facebook feed for the fourth or fifth time today. We can check in on a computer...

Don’t Make These Mistakes On Your Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim

When workers are injured on the job in Georgia, they most likely qualify for some kind of workers’ compensation. Through workers’ compensation, injured workers may receive help paying for medical...

Governor Vetoes Bill To Expand Workers’ Compensation to Firefighters

Cancer Tied to Exposure During Firefighting Although 33 states make it possible for firefighters to receive workers’ compensation for cancer, Georgia is one of the states where this rarely ever...

The Most Accident-Prone Industries

Healthcare Industry The healthcare industry includes any workers who are involved, directly or indirectly, with providing health services to individuals. In addition to doctors and other medical staff, this industry...