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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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  • 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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  • 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 a doctor for your workers' comp claim.
    Choosing a doctor for your workers' comp claim.

    Georgia employers who are subject to the Workers' Compensation Act are required to maintain a list of work comp doctors called a panel of physicians. The panel is required to list six doctors in order ...

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  • Should I file a workers' compensation claim?
    Should I file a workers' compensation claim?

    Injured workers are often concerned that filing a workers' compensation claim will have an adverse impact on their employment. In short, injured workers are concerned that they will be fired after ...

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