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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...

Man Vs. Machine: Equipment Injuries

Machines and equipment have played a major role in the workplace since before the Industrial Revolution. At that time, many machines made for an extremely effective production method, but one...

Understanding Overexertion In Relation to Workers’ Compensation

On every workers’ compensation claim, a reason for the injury must be listed. Topping of the list of most frequently cited causes of workplace injury, is overexertion. In fact, non-fatal...

Preventing Accidents in the Trucking Industry

Roadway accidents are the biggest reasons for injuries and fatalities, especially when it comes to occupational injuries. With over half a million trucks on the highway every day, it isn’t...