How Does Workers’ Compensation Pay for Lost Wages in Georgia?

Posted on December 15, 2021 in
If someone suffers an occupational injury or illness in Georgia, he or she can qualify for workers’ compensation insurance benefits to pay for lost wages. The amount awarded will depend on the extent and severity of the injury and the worker’s weekly wage prior to the injury. Learn more about how the workers’ comp...
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Do I Need a Lawyer to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Posted on December 13, 2021 in
If you get injured on the job, workers’ compensation provides a financial safety net. If your employer has this type of insurance – as most are required to in Georgia – you can qualify for financial benefits without needing to prove fault or negligence. You may need a lawyer, however, to assist you in...
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What Is a WC-104 in a Georgia Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on November 17, 2021 in
If you get injured at work in Georgia, you must go to a physician for your initial injury diagnosis, as well as ongoing treatments and checkups. A doctor will monitor your condition as you recover and give updates to your employer. Before you make a full recovery, your doctor may release you to restricted...
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How Do I Know if I’m Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on November 15, 2021 in
If you get injured or contract an illness because of your job, you may be eligible for financial benefits known as workers’ compensation in Georgia. Like all 50 states, Georgia has some version of the workers’ comp program to pay for employees’ medical care and other losses related to an occupational injury or illness....
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What Happens When a Medical Condition Causes a Car Accident?

Posted on October 18, 2021 in
Not every car accident is caused by the fault of a driver. In some cases, a driver experiences a medical emergency that makes it impossible to control the vehicle, such as a stroke or seizure. The rules surrounding these cases are different than in an ordinary car accident claim. If you get involved in...
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