Can You Be Disqualified From Receiving Workers’ Compensation In Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | June 30, 2022
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 […]
Workers’ Comp Exemptions in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | June 28, 2022
Were you injured on the job in Georgia? Wondering if you’re entitled to workers’ compensation? Most employers must carry workers’ compensation insurance that provides certain benefits to employees in the event of a workplace accident. […]
Can My Boss Cut My Hours If I Apply for Workers’ Comp?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | January 4, 2022
If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably facing a host of challenges. Pain, medical bills, doctor visits, lost income, and stress often accompany workplace injuries. On top of all these stressors, the last […]
The Difference Between Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 26, 2021
There are many types of accidents that can qualify for a personal injury case. The following are a few common examples: Car accidents Motorcycle accidents Truck accidents Accidents resulting from defective products Dog bites Slip […]
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer 101: Can You Sue Your Employer for Negligence as an Injured Worker in Savannah, GA?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 10, 2021
Georgia’s workers’ compensation system covers most workplace injuries in Savannah. Workers’ compensation acts as insurance coverage for on-the-job accidents. It provides income, medical, and rehabilitation benefits for works who sustain a workplace injury or illness. […]
Do I Have to Get an Independent Medical Exam in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 7, 2021
Your employer and its workers’ compensation insurer have the statutory right to ask for an independent medical examination (IME). The employer or insurer chooses the doctor and the examination can include physical and psychological tests. […]
Workers’ Compensation for Independent Contractors in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | November 12, 2021
If the pandemic has proven anything, it’s that there’s no time to waste on a profession you don’t love. Perhaps that’s why self-employment is on the rise. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, […]
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer 101: Can You Sue Your Employer for Negligence as an Injured Worker in Atlanta?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | November 9, 2021
The vast majority of employers in Georgia are required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. If you have been injured in an on-the-job accident in our state, you have the right to seek compensation for your […]
Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | October 25, 2021
Georgia law requires most employers to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. If you are injured in an on-the-job accident in the Peach State, you can seek compensation for your medical bills and related losses by filing […]
Top Six Mistakes Made After a Job Injury
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | July 15, 2021
Forty-nine states require employers to buy workers’ compensation insurance, including Georgia. Workers’ comp insurance provides medical, income, job training, disability, and death benefits to workers who are injured on the job. But these benefits do […]