Labor and EmploymentLegal News and Updates

January 17, 2017

Workers Compensation Benefits Overview

A new year means new workers’ compensation claims, standards, and trends in Georgia. Workers continue to show concern about the state’s workers’ comp laws, while employers worry about associated insurance costs. In the changing political climate and new…

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January 10, 2017

High-Risk Occupations

Many occupations endanger the lives and health of employees on a daily basis – yet somebody has to do them. Jobs from great heights, handling hazardous materials, and working with dangerous equipment are unfortunately an inescapable part of the modern…

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January 05, 2017

Longshoreman Injury Claims

If you or a loved one work on the docks in Savannah, you may be wondering what happens if you’re injured on the job. Harbors are busy places with a high potential for injury. Fortunately, the Longshore and Harbor Worker’s Compensation Act protects hardworking…

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December 22, 2016

How Much Am I Worth as a GA Worker, Compared to Other States?

Injured workers are surprised to learn that workers’ compensation is not the same in every state. Even with remarkably similar circumstances surrounding two different workplace accidents, the amount of compensation each worker ends up with depends largely…

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December 15, 2016

When To Settle in A Workers Compensation Case

If you’re recovering from injuries you received as part of a workplace accident, you likely want to focus on your recovery and want the process of navigating your workers’ comp claim in court to go as smoothly – and quickly – as possible. Insurance companies…

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July 22, 2016

Georgia Worker Injury Statistics and Prevention

Thousands of employees suffer injuries on the job every year. It is unfortunate that some industries are more dangerous than others, and their employees risk bodily harm every day. After seeking the necessary medical attention you should get into contact…

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April 04, 2016

Most Common Workplace Injuries in Georgia

Workplace sickness or injury can occur at virtually any job within any industry in the state of Georgia, from tripping and falling at your desk job to suffering a catastrophic injury at a more hazardous occupation. Some injuries in the workplace are…

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March 31, 2016

Are Workers’ Comp Benefits in Georgia Taxable?

It’s tax season, which means people who received workers’ compensation last year are calling to find out if their benefits have tax consequences. Whether workers receive weekly benefits or a single lump sum in injury settlements, they must find out if…

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