Are Employers Required To Offer Workers Compensation in Georgia?

Under Georgia workers’ compensation law, any employer with three or more employees, even part-time employees, must carry workers’ compensation insurance. Even companies with one or two employees must carry workers’ compensation insurance if they are […]

Deposition Mistakes in Workers’ Compensation Cases

State law requires most Georgia employers to offer workers’ compensation insurance to their employees. The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation administers the workers’ compensation program, and it will cover medical expenses and part of […]

Questions To Ask a Workers’ Comp Attorney Before Hiring Them

Workers’ compensation applies to work-related injuries. Although many claimants represent themselves, you can and should hire a lawyer for a major claim. The more money that is at stake, the more likely you are to […]

Choosing a Doctor in Workers’ Compensation Cases in Savannah, GA

The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation provides essential benefits to employees. If you are injured on the job, you don’t need to worry about how you will prove your employer was at fault because […]

Mileage Reimbursement Rate in Georgia for Workers’ Compensation

In Georgia, anyone who becomes injured on the job is eligible for mileage reimbursement per Georgia’s workers’ compensation laws.  Mileage reimbursement helps individuals pay for care-related transportation, and employers are responsible for meeting these legal […]

What Qualifies as Permanent Partial Disability for Workers’ Comp in Georgia?

When Georgians are injured at work, they are generally able to receive workers’ compensation benefits. The type of benefits you can obtain depends on the nature and extent of your injuries.  Workers’ compensation benefits are […]

Workers’ Comp Benefits After Termination in Georgia

You could be fired in Georgia before or after you begin receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Because Georgia is an at-will employment state, employers can fire workers without reason or notice. Other than in cases that […]

How To File a Georgia Workers’ Comp Claim

Georgia’s workers’ compensation insurance generally covers injuries at work, regardless of fault. Therefore, filing a claim for workers’ compensation should be straightforward. However, benefits for your workers’ comp claim are not guaranteed. If you have […]

Refusing a Drug Test After a Workplace Accident

Being injured on the job can cause a great deal of stress. Knowing that you can receive medical treatment and wage benefits by filing a workers’ comp claim can reduce some of the anxiety.  Generally, […]

Can You Be Disqualified From Receiving Workers’ Compensation In Georgia?

Workers’ compensation compensates you for work-related injuries. It is a no-fault system, meaning you can win compensation even when your injury was your fault. However, you cannot receive certain kinds of compensation that you can […]