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

    Back injuries from lifting are quite common in the workplace. Back injuries can also lead to the need for surgery. Back surgeries are expensive and workers' comp insurance companies frequently deny ...

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  • Functional Capacities Evaluation (FCE) and a workers' compensation claim.
    Functional Capacities Evaluation (FCE) and a workers' compensation claim.

    A Functional Capacities Evaluation (FCE) is a test designed to measure an injured worker's physical capabilities. An FCE examiner will guide the injured worker through a series of physical tasks over ...

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  • What is my workers' comp claim worth?
    What is my workers' comp claim worth?

    The value of every workers' compensation claim is different. When considering the value of a work injury claim, one must look at whether the claim is accepted as compensable, the weekly workers' comp ...

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  • Nurse injured on the job while lifting patients.
    Nurse injured on the job while lifting patients.

    Nurses have difficult and physically strenuous jobs. Nurses often suffer serious injuries to their backs, shoulders and/or necks while moving or manipulating patients. Further, nurses often travel to ...

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  • Panel of physicians and workers' comp case.
    Panel of physicians and workers' comp case.

    In Georgia , an employer is required to maintain a posted panel of workers' compensation physicians with six or more doctors. If an employer has a valid posted panel and an injured worker wants to ...

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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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