Tag Archives: Workers Compensation

Staying Healthy During the Cold and Flu Season

In case you have not heard, Georgia is in the middle of a flu epidemic. It seems like we are speaking to clients every day who have the flu. or are just getting over the illness. We care about our clients’ health and want to share some helpful tips from the CDC. Of course, the […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Workers’ Compensation

One of the most common questions asked is, “what is workers’ compensation?” The answer is workers’ compensation is a benefits program created by state law that provides medical, rehabilitation, income, death and other benefits to employees and dependents due to injury, illness and death resulting from a compensable, work-related claim covered by the law. Workers’ […]

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Senior Senate and House Members Call for Feds to Respond to Workers’ Compensation Cuts

Over the last few years the system of workers’ compensation has been steadily eroded in states across America, including in Georgia. Now 10 senior Democrats on key Senate and House committees have told the Labor Department enough is enough. They are urging federal officials to respond to a “pattern of detrimental changes in state workers’ […]

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Investigation Highlights the ‘Dismantling’ of America’s Workers’ Compensation System

Workers’ compensation is a system that was set up as a reaction to the grim days of the 19th Century when employees who were hurt on the job faced the daunting task of trying to sue a powerful employer while injured and penniless. Over more than two decades I have helped those who were injured […]

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Why You Need an Attorney Before You File Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Have you been injured on the job? If so, you may think it’s a simple matter to file your workers’ compensation claim, meet with the company representative, and receive benefits, right? Actually, probably not. It can be difficult to file workers’ compensation claims, and one reason is the forms themselves are quite difficult to understand. […]

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