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  • Damages for pain and suffering in a workers' comp case.
    Damages for pain and suffering in a workers' comp case.

    In Georgia , unfortunately, there are no pain and suffering damages allowed against an employer in a workers' compensation claim . However, if a third party (other than a co-worker or representative ...

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  • Georgia Workers' Compensation Trial.
    Georgia Workers' Compensation Trial.

    When a dispute arises in a Georgia workers' compensation claim, either party may request a hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). For instance, a workers' compensation insurer may ...

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  • Workers' compensation Independent Medical Evaluation (IME).
    Workers' compensation Independent Medical Evaluation (IME).

    An Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) can be scheduled by either the workers' compensation carrier or the injured worker in a Georgia workers' compensation claim . If the claim is accepted as ...

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  • Maximum weekly workers' compensation benefit in Georgia.
    Maximum weekly workers' compensation benefit in Georgia.

    As of July 1, 2016, the maximum workers' compensation weekly income benefit in Georgia is $575. If you were injured prior to July 1, 2016, the maximum rate will likely be $550 or $525 per week, ...

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  • Choosing the best workers' comp attorney in Atlanta.
    Choosing the best workers' comp attorney in Atlanta.

    Choosing an attorney to handle your workers' compensation claim can be difficult. The best Atlanta workers' comp attorney for you should be someone that you trust and someone with whom you will have ...

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  • Ankle replacement for workers' comp claim.
    Ankle replacement for workers' comp claim.

    Ankle replacement surgeries may be covered under workers' compensation in the State of Georgia. Under state work comp law , if the need for such a procedure is reasonable and medically necessary, and ...

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