Penalties for Failing to Provide Workers’ Compensation in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 15, 2020
Under Georgia law, any company that retains at least three employees is required to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage. If the company does not provide workers’ compensation benefits, they can be held accountable by the […]
Should You Hire a Georgia Workers Comp Lawyer?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | October 13, 2020
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
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | August 28, 2020
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 in Georgia If I Got Coronavirus at Work?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | July 6, 2020
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 in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | May 25, 2020
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 in Georgia If I Work From Home?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | January 23, 2020
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
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | December 2, 2019
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 in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | November 4, 2019
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 in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | October 15, 2019
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 in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workers' Compensation | October 11, 2019
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 […]