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Do You Get More in Workers’ Comp if You Have a Higher Salary?

Some people think that being on workers' comp is like getting a much needed vacation from work. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Yes, you will get “off” from...

How Long Does Workers Comp Last in Atlanta?

When someone gets hurt at work in Georgia, they’re usually entitled to workers comp benefits. Your employer pays for insurance in case their employees get hurt. This way, they can...

Father of Plant Vostle Employee Demands Safety Inspection

About a month ago, two employees of Plant Vostle were traveling on opposite sides of River Road when their cars collided. One was on his way to work and the...

Worker in Sandy Springs Killed by Falling Tree

When we get up in the morning, the last thing we expect is to get hurt at work. We kiss our family goodbye and head off to another day of...

Are You Entitled to Workers’ Comp in Atlanta if You Only Work Part-Time?

Most of us can remember our first job. It was probably at a local store for just a few hours a week. Maybe your parents insisted that you get a...

Chemical Explosion in Calhoun County Injures Plant Worker

Most of us don’t get up and go to work thinking that we’re going to be injured. In fact, most people manage to go through their entire lives without ever...

Can Seasonal Workers Apply for Workers’ Compensation in Georgia?

Most people think that seasonal workers aren’t eligible for workers' compensation. For some reason, a lot of people confuse workers' comp with unemployment. The two are completely different things. Unemployment...

Employer Convicted of Violating Labor Laws After His Contractor Lost His Life in 2016 Wildfire

County Superior Court in Monterey convicted an employer of violating labor laws. Robert Raegan died in 2016 after a terrible wildfire; he was a contract bulldozer operator, hired by Ian...

Can You Work Again Once Your Workers Comp Claim in Georgia Settles?

If you’ve ever filed a workers' comp claim in Georgia before, you know that there are a lot of rules and restrictions. You can’t work while collecting workers' comp benefits....

Construction Worker in Atlanta Killed by Drunk Driver

A construction worker in Atlanta killed by a drunk driver. Nobody goes to work in the morning and expects to get hurt. So, when we read a story about a...

What Workers’ Comp Benefits am I Entitled to in Atlanta?

When you work full-time, you pay into workers’ comp. A small portion of your salary is withheld each week - just like taxes or social security. As long as you...

Georgia Construction Worker Plunges to His Death

Nobody wakes up and thinks they’re going to injured at work. They just do what they have to do five days a week to provide for their families. Construction workers...