Should You Hire a Workers Comp Lawyer?

Workers’ compensation pays for medical care after a work-related injury. It also provides income for injured workers. Workers’ compensation covers most employees in Georgia.  While the workers’ compensation system should be straightforward, workers might find […]

Working From Home Employer Obligations

Roughly 80 percent of employees would prefer to work from home at least part-time. Over one-half of employees have a job that they can perform remotely.  On average, about one-third of employees would be willing […]

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Got Coronavirus at Work?

Since the beginning of 2020, more than 2.9 million Americans have tested positive for COVID-19. Many of those people contracted the virus on the job. If you are one of them, you may be wondering […]

Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Pain and Suffering?

If you experience injuries because of someone else’s negligence, you can normally seek compensation for pain and suffering through a personal injury claim. The rules change if your injuries happen while on the job. Even […]

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Work From Home?

These days, more and more people are starting to work from home. This marks a major shift away from traditional office and factory jobs and is changing the way business is being done. If you […]

Drug Testing for Worker’s Compensation Benefits in Georgia

Drug and alcohol use can lead to serious problems in the workplace. According to reports, 38 to 50% of all workers’ compensation claims are drug and alcohol-related. For this reason, the state of Georgia has […]

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Mental Stress or Anxiety?

Although less visible to others, mental distress can be just as disruptive to your life as physical trauma. Sometimes stress and anxiety are related to a physical injury. Sometimes they manifest in response to other […]

Do All Workers’ Comp Medical Procedures Have to Be Pre-Approved?

An on-the-job injury can put tremendous pressure on you and your family. In these cases, there’s often more to consider than just medical bills. You may need to take time off work and this can […]

Can I Get Workers’ Comp If I’m Injured on My Lunch Break?

Working for long periods without a break can have a negative impact on employee morale. In turn, this can lead to undue stress and cause exhaustion. As a result, the worker may be less productive […]

Can I Get a Lump Sum Workers’ Comp Settlement?

Getting hurt on the job can be an unexpected and life-altering hardship. If you’re like most people, not being able to work is like having the rug pulled out from under you. It may feel […]