Increase to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Benefits Starting July 1

Posted on July 16, 2019 in
On July 1, several amendments to Georgia’s workers’ compensation laws went into effect. The state increased maximum payouts on several types of workers’ compensation benefits, including:Raising the maximum payout for temporary total disability (TTD) benefits from $575 per week to $675 per weekRaising the maximum payout for temporary partial disability (TPD) benefits from $383...
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Workers’ compensation and the most common injuries for claims

Posted on July 2, 2019 in
The Travelers Companies released a survey about workers’ compensation claims. More than 1.5 million workers participated in the survey, and the results may surprise you.Here are the top five workplace injuries, the injuries with the highest associated costs and the major causes for the injuries that appear most often in workers’ compensation claims.The five most...
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The top cause of nursing home neglect

Posted on June 5, 2019 in
When you hear horror stories about nursing homes, do you ever wonder how they can be true? What is behind the rates of neglect and abuse that occur in these facilities that are supposed to be taking care of vulnerable seniors? One significant factor is so simple to remedy that it is surprising that it...
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Common ways children get hurt in car accidents

Posted on April 3, 2019 in
As a parent, you want to do everything in your power to keep your children safe in every environment, including the car. You use the proper booster seats and restraints to prevent injuries. Even with these protections, you can never predict when an auto accident may occur or how serious it may be.According to the...
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Filing a successful workers’ compensation claim

Posted on March 4, 2019 in
Dangerous conditions create opportunities for injuries all the time. For those injured on the job, it may be possible to receive much needed monetary relief through workers’ compensation benefits.A proper workers’ compensation claim begins with the filing process. There are a few significant factors that contribute to a successful claim.Create a paper trailA workers’ comp claim...
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