Are You the Victim of Construction Employer Negligence?

In recent years, Savannah has experienced a boom in construction throughout the city. In 2016, the city issued building permits for projects that totaled $574 million, a 40 percent increase from the previous year. This […]

What if a Shooter Comes Into Your Workplace?

Most employees expect to attend training sessions regarding safety equipment, anti-discrimination, and other workplace policies. It is a sad day when companies need to plan training sessions regarding what to do if a shooter enters […]

How to Start a Workers’ Compensation Claim In Georgia

What Is a Workers’ Compensation Claim? When you find yourself dealing with an injury at work, understanding workers’ compensation and how to file a claim is an important piece of the process. Under Georgia’s Workers’ […]

Is a Free Consultation With a Lawyer Really Free?

If you have been injured on the job in Georgia, you may be looking for legal information about how to move forward with your claim. Our workers’ compensation lawyers can help. You have likely seen […]

Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation System

Original Post date: July 8, 2013. Updated to reflect current laws May 13, 2016. Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation Decoded Sometimes Georgia’s workers’ compensation system seems like it has more acronyms than that of the U.S. government!  […]

Return to Work – Light-Duty vs. Full-Duty

Workers’ Compensation Law Regarding Work Restrictions When a physician “releases” you from work that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re 100% better or ready to work full-time regular hours. You may be released on light-duty restrictions. At […]

Surveillance through Insurance Companies after Work Injuries

In workers’ compensation, when we talk about surveillance we’re not talking about cold war tactics or a spy ring. Insurance companies and defense attorneys will often hire private investigators to follow injured employees. This is done in […]

Changes to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Laws

On May 6, 2013, Governor Deal signed House Bill 154, which brings about a few significant changes to the Georgia workers’ compensation system, effective July 1, 2013. Those changes include: For those accidents occurring on […]

You’ve Been Hurt on the Job – Now What?

So you’re hurt on the job – could be a motor vehicle accident while making a delivery; could be that you’ve hurt your back unloading a truck. Whether major or minor, and whether it’s your […]

What to Do if You Have a Work Accident

The Georgia Workers’ Compensation claim process can be a very lengthy and complicated process. If you have been injured on the job, it is important to contact a workers’ compensation lawyer who can start the […]