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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...

Excessive Noise Risks in the Workplace

Our five senses help us interpret and enjoy the world around us. This includes not only the beauty in sights and sounds, but also warnings of danger. Hearing is one...

There’s an App for That: Workers’ Compensation and Mobile Tech

Smartphones and mobile technology have been growing in popularity at astronomical rates in the past decade. In fact, almost two-thirds of all American adults own smartphones, relying upon them for...