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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'...

Will Your Workers’ Comp Claim for PTSD Be Approved in Georgia?

In Georgia, it is very hard to get workers' compensation for a mental injury. Some other states are a bit more liberal when it comes to these sorts of cases....

Reports of Delays in 911 Call for Atlanta Worker Who Died in Construction Accident

Last month, there were reports of a construction worker in Atlanta who had died in a freak accident. The information released was very limited. All authorities confirmed was that a...

Another Workers Killed in Atlanta While Working on Construction Project at Interstate-285 and GA 400

Last Friday, a male construction worker suffered a fall while working on a project on Interstate-285 and Georgia 400 in Atlanta, Georgia. He was repairing the roadway there with a...

Can You File a Workers’ Comp Claim in Georgia for a Mental Injury?

Most workers' comp cases are pretty straight forward. An employee gets hurt while on the job. Maybe they hurt their back or suffered a traumatic brain injury. They file an...