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Blog Posts in November, 2012

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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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  • Workers' compensation job search in Georgia.
    Workers' compensation job search in Georgia.

    Employers sometimes fire employees following a job injury. If the termination is unrelated to the job injury, then an employee may need to prove a dilligent but unsuccessful job search in order to ...

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  • Workers' comp stopped sending my checks.
    Workers' comp stopped sending my checks.

    In compensable Georgia workers' compensation claim where income benefits are being paid, the workers' compensation carrier can only stop sending weekly checks for a few reasons. They can stop sending ...

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  • Are pre-existing conditions covered under workers' comp?
    Are pre-existing conditions covered under workers' comp?

    Insurance carriers often allege that an accident or injury is unrelated to an individual's employment because of a pre-existing condition. For example, an individual may have pre-existing degenerative ...

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