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Can I Be Fired From My Job After an Accident?

Posted on January 17, 2022 in
If you get injured in an accident – either in the workplace or outside of work – you may be temporarily unable to return to your job. You may need a few days or weeks to recover before you can return. You may also have a temporary or permanent disability that requires job accommodations....
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Are You Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance When Injured While Working From Home?

Posted on January 10, 2022 in
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people working from home has dramatically increased. This has led to questions about the laws protecting remote workers in Georgia. Many workers wonder if the same laws apply to them when they are working from home as when they are in the office. If...
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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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