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  • Workers' comp scheduled an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME).
    Workers' comp scheduled an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME).

    In Georgia, workers' compensation carriers will sometimes schedule an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) with a doctor of their choice. They may do this for any number of reasons. Workers' comp ...

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  • Psychological treatment for workers' comp injury.
    Psychological treatment for workers' comp injury.

    Many injured workers' suffer from psychological or psychiatric problems following a work injury. Being hurt and unable to work can lead to depression and anxiety. If these conditions are caused by you ...

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  • Will the workers' comp carrier pay the cost of surgery in a settlement instead of providing the surgery?
    Will the workers' comp carrier pay the cost of surgery in a settlement instead of providing the surgery?

    Sometimes a workers' compensation carrier will pay for the cost of a surgical procedure as part of a settlement if the injured worker does not want to undergo surgery at the time of the workers' comp ...

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  • Knee surgery after work injury.
    Knee surgery after work injury.

    Knee injuries are very common on the job and can often require surgical repair. Delays in authorization of knee surgery can be frustrating and can even delay the healing process. If your workers' ...

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  • Attorney's fee for Georgia workers' comp claims.
    Attorney's fee for Georgia workers' comp claims.

    The standard attorney's fee for a Georgia workers' compensation claim is 25%. Most attorney's represent workers' comp claimant's on a contingency fee. That means there is no fee owed unless there is a ...

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  • Workers' comp check always late.
    Workers' comp check always late.

    Insurance carriers frequenly issue workers' compensation checks late. In Georgia, a TTD check is late if it is sent after the last day of the pay period if it is mailed from in state. If mailed from ...

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