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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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  • What is a WC-3 Controvert in a workers' compensation claim.
    What is a WC-3 Controvert in a workers' compensation claim.

    A WC-3 Georgia Workers' Compensation State Board Form is a formal denial of a workers' comp claim. A WC-3 can be filed to deny a claim in part or to deny a certain aspect of the claim. For instance, ...

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  • Pre-existing back injury and workers' comp.
    Pre-existing back injury and workers' comp.

    Many workers' compensation carriers attempt to deny work injuries alleging a pre-existing condition. However, in Georgia, an aggravation of a pre-existing condition should be covered by the workers' ...

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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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  • Surgery denied by workers' comp.
    Surgery denied by workers' comp.

    Sadly, may injured workers' in Georgia are denied surgery by a workers' compensation carrier even though their claim is accepted. Workers' compensation carriers often do not want to pay for a ...

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  • CRPS and workers' compensation claim.
    CRPS and workers' compensation claim.

    Chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a complex diagnosis and can be caused by a workplace injury. In Georgia, if you have been diagnosed with CRPS as a result of a workplace injury, the workers' ...

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