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  • Fatal workplace injury.
    Fatal workplace injury.

    Under Georgia law , workers' compensation is required to provide death benefits for individuals whose death results from their job. Death benefits are payable to survivors of the deceased employee. ...

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  • Jury trial for workers' compensation claim.
    Jury trial for workers' compensation claim.

    There is no right to a trial by jury in a Georgia workers' compensation claim. However, if an injured worker is denied income or medical benefits, that individual can request a bench trial in front of ...

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  • Punitive damages for work comp injury.
    Punitive damages for work comp injury.

    In Georgia, an injured worker is not entitled to punitive damages against his or her Employer following a work injury. Generally speaking, there are three different type of workers' compensation ...

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

    Many individuals are injured at work but decide not to report the injury as they are covered by group health insurance. In most circumstances, it is best to report your work injury to your employer ...

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  • Wrongful death workers' comp claim.
    Wrongful death workers' comp claim.

    Sadly, individuals are frequently killed in workplace accidents . Under Georgia law, the dependants of the deceased worker may be entitled to workers' compensation dependency benefits . The amount of ...

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