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Keys to a Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim

Work injuries come in many forms and severities, but regardless of the injury it takes a toll on the injured worker and their family in some way. Some injuries are...

Does the Zika Virus Present Problems for Workers’ Compensation?

The Zika virus has been all over the news for the past few months as new cases erupted across South and Central America. Although the virus has not reached the...

Marijuana and the Workplace

Last year brought the signing of major legislation in Georgia pertaining to the use of medical marijuana. Governor Nathan Deal signed a bill that officially made it legal to treat...

When Violence Arises in the Workplace

When people think of workplace injuries, what comes to mind is likely something like a shoulder or back injury from lifting too much weight. Rarely would a person think that...

OSHA Violations at Atlanta Food Manufacturing Facility

In the U.S., some of the most hazardous work environments include food processing, packaging and manufacturing facilities. Not only do workers run the risk of injury on heavy machinery and...

Fatal Occupational Injuries Up in 2014 According to Preliminary BLS Report

Regardless of how many safety measures are in place, every year millions workers will suffer from occupational injuries and illnesses. In the U.S., the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) keeps...

Georgia Lawmaker Pushing for Work-Based Learning Programs

As the new year begins, the Georgia General Assembly will begin looking at legislation for the upcoming year. On the agenda this year is a piece of legislation being pushed...

Injured While Traveling for Work?

Accidents and injuries are very prevalent during travel. In fact, transportation accidents are some of the most common types of work-related accidents. A worker that is injured while traveling for...

Opioid Addiction and Workers’ Compensation

When an Atlanta worker is injured, they can file for Georgia Workers’ Compensation benefits to be compensated for their injuries. One of the essential components necessary for worker recovery is...

Workplace Injury at Construction Sites

The construction industry is a vital part of the Georgia economy, and many Atlanta workers find gainful employment in the sector. However, working in construction can often be hazardous and...

A Closer Look at Occupational Diseases

When most Atlanta workers think of what types of injuries might occur through the course of their employment, they think about either hurting their shoulder or breaking a bone. A...

Obesity Epidemic Takes a Toll On Workers

For years, Americans have heard about the obesity epidemic, and Georgia weighs in as the state with the 19th highest rate of adult obesity at 30.5 percent. The high rate...