Can a jury award a settlement in a workers' comp claim?

In Georgia, a jury cannot award a settlement in a workers' compensation claim. There is no right to trial by jury for a workers' comp claim in Georgia. However, settlement is still and option in a work injury claim. Settlement can only be reached in a Georgia workers' compensation cliam after the parties agree on a settlement amount. If you would like to discuss settling your workers' comp claim, contact Atlanta work comp attorney Brian Sumrall at (404) 857-3835, or visit

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