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What Is Georgia’s Personal Injury Statute of Limitations?

Posted on September 30, 2020 in
In Georgia, the law may entitle you to financial compensation if someone else’s negligence gave you an injury. The negligent party may owe you money for losses such as your medical bills and property damages. If you fail to file within Georgia’s statute of limitations, however, you may forfeit the ability to obtain compensation....
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Understanding Georgia’s Comparative Negligence Statute

Posted on September 30, 2020 in
When someone else’s negligence injures you, that person has to pay for your damages under Georgia’s civil laws. In some cases, however, 100% of fault does not belong to one person. Other defendants or the plaintiff may share responsibility for the accident. In these situations, Georgia uses a comparative negligence statute to determine fault...
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Choosing a doctor after a workplace injury: What are your options?

Posted on July 2, 2020 in
When you are hurt and need medical care, it’s natural to want to visit your regular doctor. You likely have a relationship with your physician and they know your medical history. You trust them to take care of you.Following a workplace injury, you do not necessarily have this option. Instead, in order to take...
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How long will you receive workers’ compensation benefits?

Posted on May 8, 2020 in
If you are a loved one is injured in the workplace, you probably have questions. Will your savings and benefits be enough to support you? Will you be able to afford medical care? How long will benefits last?Workers compensation in Georgia will generally be paid for up to 400 weeks after your injury, but the benefits...
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Unemployment Benefits Through the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Which Is Now Law

Posted on March 31, 2020 in
On March 27, 2020 the coronavirus stimulus bill became law and Georgia is one of the states that will benefit from it.  If you were laid off from your job you may apply for unemployment benefits and under the stimulus bill you will receive the amount of unemployment for which you would qualify up...
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