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Can Remote Workers Get Workers’ Comp If They’re Hurt at Home?

Posted on April 23, 2021 in
The COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic has altered things for millions of workers around the world. Many companies have switched to remote workers who perform their jobs from home to promote social distancing. An increase in remote work options has led to more workers asking whether workers’ compensation covers their injuries while working from home. The answer...
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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation If Hurt During a Work Break?

Posted on April 22, 2021 in
Workers’ compensation is a type of benefits program that pays workers for the injuries and related costs they suffer while performing job-related tasks. It is not necessary to prove fault to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Georgia. However, these types of cases can get confusing when there are questions about what constitutes a...
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Important Questions to Ask Your Georgia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Posted on April 21, 2021 in
If you get injured on the job, you most likely qualify for workers’ compensation insurance benefits in Georgia. Unfortunately, navigating a workers’ comp claim is not always easy on your own. A Georgia workers’ compensation lawyer can answer your questions and help you understand what to do to pursue the financial compensation you deserve....
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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Pain & Suffering?

Posted on November 24, 2020 in
Georgia’s workers’ compensation system makes it easy for an injured worker to recover compensation for medical bills and lost wages. It is a no-fault system that does not require the worker to prove negligence to qualify for compensation. When handled correctly, a workers’ comp claim can be an easy way to pay for the...
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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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