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  • Will the insurance company hire a private investigator to follow you after filing a workers' compensation claim?
    Will the insurance company hire a private investigator to follow you after filing a workers' compensation claim?

    Maybe. Insurance companies will occasionally hire private investigators to follow individuals who are injured at work. This practice is most commonly employed when an injured worker is receiving ...

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  • Terminated after filing a workers' comp claim.
    Terminated after filing a workers' comp claim.

    If you have been termianted after filing a workers' compensation claim, you are not alone. Employers frequently fabricate a reason for terminating an employee who files a perfectly valid workers' ...

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  • The value of a former defense attorney handling cases for Atlanta, GA injured workers.
    The value of a former defense attorney handling cases for Atlanta, GA injured workers.

    As a former defense attorney, Brian H. Sumrall knows how workers' compensation Insurance companies handle claims. This is useful in preparing for litigation and in trial. Futher, Mr. Sumrall knows how ...

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  • Atlanta workers' compensation claim depositions.
    Atlanta workers' compensation claim depositions.

    When issues arise in an Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claim, the attorney for the Employer/Insurer will frequently depose the injured worker. This is a common part of the pre-trial discovery phase ...

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  • Workers' compensation credit against short-term and long-term disability benefits.
    Workers' compensation credit against short-term and long-term disability benefits.

    A workers' compensation carrier is allowed to take a credit against short-term and long-term disability benefits paid to a claimant. They are only allowed to take the credit based on the percentage of ...

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  • Determining jurisdiction for a workers' compensation claim.
    Determining jurisdiction for a workers' compensation claim.

    If an individual is injured on the job in Georgia, then Georgia should be the proper jurisdiction for that claim even if the injured worker's company is based in another state. Insurance companies ...

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