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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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What to Do When You’ve Been Hit by an Uninsured Driver in Georgia

Posted on October 11, 2021 in
It is against the law to drive without insurance in Georgia. Unfortunately, this is a common habit practiced by hundreds of negligent drivers in the state. Many drivers knowingly don’t purchase insurance, while others might not realize when their policies lapse. Either way, if you get hit by an uninsured driver in Georgia, the...
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How Long Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation in Georgia?

Posted on September 30, 2021 in
If you suffer an injury or illness on the job in Georgia, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits to help you pay for your related losses. A workers’ comp settlement can offer lost wage replacement, medical bill payment, disability pay, death benefits and other forms of financial compensation for injured workers. As the...
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Do I Have to Go Back to Work After My Workers’ Compensation Ends?

Posted on September 28, 2021 in
No, you do not have to go back to work after your workers’ compensation benefits end. No law in Georgia requires you to return to work at the conclusion of your benefits period. It is up to you whether or not to continue working based on your physical fitness, financial status, personal goals and...
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