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  • A positive drug test is not always a bar to your Atlanta workers' compensation claim.
    A positive drug test is not always a bar to your Atlanta workers' compensation claim.

    Many workers’ compensation claimants have positive drug screens following work injuries as a result of prescription medications. Unfortunately, claims adjusters and employers frequently believe any ...

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  • What if my Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claim is denied?
    What if my Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claim is denied?

    If your employer or the insurance carrier denies any part of your work injury claim, you have a right to a hearing. An effective and experienced workers' compensation attorney will file the proper ...

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  • Deadlines for filing an Atlanta workers' compensation claim.
    Deadlines for filing an Atlanta workers' compensation claim.

    The Georgia Workers' Compensation Act provides that you have one year from the date of your work injury to file a Notice of Claim. However, if you employer has provided medical treatment as a result ...

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  • Pre-existing conditions and Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claims.
    Pre-existing conditions and Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claims.

    In Georgia, you are still entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you aggravate a pre-existing condition on the job. It is common for people to have pre-existing injuries but still be able to ...

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  • You are still entitled to workers' compensation benefits even if you were at fault for your on the job injury.
    You are still entitled to workers' compensation benefits even if you were at fault for your on the job injury.

    Generally speaking, the Georgia Workers' Compensation System is a "no fault" system. That means, it does not mater if you caused your work related injury, or if you were responsible for your work ...

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