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Blog Posts in February, 2012

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  • Fired because of a Georgia workers' comp claim.
    Fired because of a Georgia workers' comp claim.

    One of the questions that most frequently arises in Georgia workers' compensation claims is "can my employer fire me because of my workers' comp claim?" That is a very complex question. If an employer ...

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  • Can a judge order a settlement in a Georgia workers' compensation claim?
    Can a judge order a settlement in a Georgia workers' compensation claim?

    Unfortunately, a judge does not have the power to force an insurance company to settle an Atlanta, GA workers' compensation claim. The only way to settle a workers' compensation claim in Georgia is ...

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  • Georgia workers' compensation pain and suffering.
    Georgia workers' compensation pain and suffering.

    Workers' compensation claimants experience a tremendous amout of pain and suffering during the course of their claim. Unfortunately, the Georgia Workers' Compensation Act does not allow for ...

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  • My Georgia workers' compensation benefits reduced to $334 per week.
    My Georgia workers' compensation benefits reduced to $334 per week.

    Under Georgia law, a workers' compensation carrier is allowed to reduce workers' comp income benefits from the TTD rate of up to $500 per week to the TPD rate of $334 per week after an injured worker ...

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  • Do I have to pay taxes on my workers' compensation check?
    Do I have to pay taxes on my workers' compensation check?

    No. You do not have to pay taxes on income benefits received as part of your Georgia workers' compensation claim. Further, you do not have to pay taxes on settlement proceeds from a Georgia workers' ...

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