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Can You File for Workers Comp in Atlanta if You’re a Government Employee?

When most people get hurt at work, they’re able to file a worker's compensation claim. As long as you meet the requirements, your claim will be approved, and you’ll collect...

Can You File for Workers Comp in Atlanta if You’re Over 65?

When we’re growing up, people told us that we would retire when we turn 65. You can ask your parents if that’s really the case. Most people can’t retire this...

Why Can’t You File a Personal Injury Suit for a Work-Related Injury in Atlanta?

If you live in Georgia and get hurt at work, you only have one remedy. You have to file a worker's compensation claim. This is the same no matter where...

How Long Do You Have to Work at a Company to Be Eligible for Workers Comp in Georgia?

One question a lot of workers have when they call personal injury lawyers is how long they must be on the job before they’re eligible for workers comp benefits. For...

Are there Certain People Who Aren’t Allowed to File a Workers Comp Claim in Georgia?

Most people who get hurt on the job are able to file a claim under worker’s compensation in Georgia. In fact, if you get hurt at work this is your...

Can I Settle for a Lump Sum in My Georgia Workers Compensation Case?

If you get injured at work, you will probably qualify for worker's comp benefits. As long as you meet the basic qualifications for workers comp, your claim should be approved....

What is the Georgia Worker’s Compensation Bill of Rights?

If you work in Georgia, then you’ve probably seen a poster in your workplace outlining your Worker’s Compensation Bill of Rights. Most people never read this poster. They can’t imagine...

Are You Required to Perform Light Duty if You File a Workers Comp Claim in Atlanta?

A lot of people who file workers' compensation claims in Georgia do physically demanding work. This makes sense. The kind of people who are likely to get injured at work...

Atlanta Court Employee Dies from COVID-19

At the beginning of March, a lot of people were starting to show signs and symptoms of COVID-19. The problem is that many people didn’t know what was going on....

7 Things You Need to Know About Workers Compensation in Georgia

If you get injured at work in Georgia, you’re going to need to file a claim for worker's compensation. This is your only remedy. You can’t file a personal injury...

Healthcare Workers in Atlanta at Risk of Contracting COVID-19

Last week, there were reports of an employee from a Canton-based Waffle House testing positive for the COVID-19 basis. The employee had only worked one day at the restaurant and...

Can Your Georgia Workers’ Comp Claim Be Denied Based on a History of Drug Use?

If you suffer a work-related injury, then you should be entitled to workers' comp benefits. This includes both medical care and replacement wages. In order to file a Georgia workers'...