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Blog Posts in October, 2012

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  • Workers' comp back surgery.
    Workers' comp back surgery.

    Back surgery is a serious procedure. Individuals who injure their backs at work sometimes require back surgery. In Georgia, a workers' compensation carrier is required to pay for all reasonable and ...

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  • Workers' comp trials in Georgia.
    Workers' comp trials in Georgia.

    Workers' compensation trials in Georgia take place in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). There is no right to trial by jury for Georgia workers' compensation claims. The ALJ will consider all ...

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  • Choosing the right doctor for a workers' comp claim.
    Choosing the right doctor for a workers' comp claim.

    The relationship between an injured worker and a doctor is of paramount importance in a workers' compensation claim . Injured workers do not have complete control over which doctor treats them for a ...

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  • Returning to work after a workers' comp injury.
    Returning to work after a workers' comp injury.

    Under Georgia workers' compensation law , there is no requirement that an employer allow you to return to work if you are under restrictions following a workplace injury. However, if you are unable to ...

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  • Motor vehicle accident on the job.
    Motor vehicle accident on the job.

    If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident on the job you can bring a workers' compensation claim even if the accident was your fault. If the work related car accident was caused by the negligence ...

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  • Child support lien and workers' compensation claim.
    Child support lien and workers' compensation claim.

    Many injured workers fall behind on child support payments when they are injured and unable to work. Since the workers' compensation carrier is only required to pay two thirds of your weekly wage , it ...

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