What Happens if I Don’t Like My Attorney and Fire Him – Can He Charge a Fee and Does It Cost Me More Money?

Posted on June 3, 2021 in
You can always change lawyers.  If you do not trust your lawyer, do not like your lawyer or just want to, you can fire an attorney.  This is true for workers’ compensation claims and every other legal matter. Fees and Possible Problems When You Change Attorneys If you fire your workers’ compensation lawyer, he...
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Court rules Georgia employer liable for employee’s parking lot attack

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Workplace violence is a growing problem in Georgia and across the U.S. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, about 2 million employees in the U.S. report that being victims of workplace violence every year. Those who are in the retail, health care and service industries are particularly vulnerable to workplace violence because...
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Georgia bus company shut down for safety violations

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
On February 25, 2014 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration shut down STSC Transportation Services, Inc, an Atlanta-based bus company. FMCSA inspectors found the company was committing on-going safety violations, even after receiving citations from the FMCSA. People should be aware of some of the threats to public safety that motorcoach companies can pose...
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Ringing Bell, Ringing Cell: The Driving Danger From Pavlovian Conditioning

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
A bell rings, and a dog salivates. In eager expectation of a meal, its ears perk up, its eyes roam.In a well-known experiment Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov rang a bell before his dogs were about to be served a meal for several days. Later, when the bell was rung, the dogs began to involuntarily...
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Court: Workers’ comp penalty payments may still be due 10 years later

Posted on January 1, 2019 in
Suffering a work-related injury can be a frightening experience for anyone. Not only must the injured employee have to deal with the day-to-day rigors of rehabilitating from his or her injury, but in many instances, financial concerns stemming from the loss of a paycheck can be even more worrisome. Thankfully, for workers in Georgia,...
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