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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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  • Terminated following a work injury.
    Terminated following a work injury.

    Sadly, employees are often fired following a serious work injury. If this occurs, the workers' comp carrier may be required to pay workers' comp income benefits to the terminated employee. If they ...

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  • Workers' comp or group insurance.
    Workers' comp or group insurance.

    If you are injured on the job, you should report the injury immediately to a supervisor. If you require medical attention as a result of a job injury , you should also requet medical attention from ...

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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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