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  • Knee surgery in workers' compensation claim.
    Knee surgery in workers' compensation claim.

    Knee injuries commonly occur on the job and are often covered under workers' comp . Orthopedic physicians can frequently repair severe knee injuries. Under Georgia law, if the surgery is medically ...

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  • Workers' comp and FMLA.
    Workers' comp and FMLA.

    People frequently ask if you can apply for both FMLA and workers' compensation benefits. The answer is "yes." The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) simply protects your job for a period of time if you ...

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  • Weekly workers' comp check stopped.
    Weekly workers' comp check stopped.

    In Georgia, there are only a few situations where an adjuster is justified in stopping weekly workers' compensation benefits checks. The insurance carrier can stop sending workers' comp checks when ...

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  • Best outcome for workers' comp claim.
    Best outcome for workers' comp claim.

    The best outcome for a workers' compensation claim is for the injured worker to get better and return to work at 100% of his capacity. Sadly, this is not always possible. Frequently, injured workers ...

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  • Statute of Limitations in workers' compensation.
    Statute of Limitations in workers' compensation.

    Georgia law allows an injured worker up to one year to file a Notice of Claim or Request for Hearing in an "all issues" workers' compensation claim. If you do not bring a claim within one year, you ...

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