Workers' CompensationLegal News and Updates

February 13, 2020

Medical Care That May be Covered by Workers’ Comp

Georgia’s workers’ compensation system covers reasonable and necessary medical bills for as long as treatment is authorized. However, what does reasonable and necessary mean? Roden Law’s Albany workers’ compensation attorneys explain how medical benefits…

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December 03, 2019

Can I Receive Workers’ Comp if I Am At-Fault?

Workplace injuries can be caused by a variety of acts, sometimes by the injured worker’s own acts. Injured workers may think that they cannot receive workers’ comp benefits if they caused the accident. However, this may not be the case. An experienced…

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November 30, 2019

Can Workers Obtain Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel?

Each year, many workers suffer repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinitis, particularly those who work on computers regularly. This injury can be very painful and make it difficult or impossible to do your job. The Macon workers’…

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November 07, 2019

Can You Change Doctors in a Workers’ Comp Claim?

After a work injury in Georgia, you have the right to choose your treating doctor from a list provided by your employer and/or its workers’ compensation insurance carrier. The diagnosis and treatment plan provided by this medical professional can affect…

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October 25, 2019

Workers’ Comp Denied for Refusing Opioid Prescription?

According to a 2016 report by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, as many as 44 percent of workers’ compensation claims nationwide included a prescription for opioids along with other painkillers. Opioid prescriptions can be very…

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September 04, 2019

What Happens to Workers’ Comp if Employer Bankrupts?

What happens if you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits and you get the news that your employer has filed for bankruptcy and closed down? Before you panic about your benefits being stopped or delayed, here is some helpful information about how…

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August 15, 2019

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Skin Cancer?

Anyone who spends even 15 minutes in the sun without protection could be at increased risk of skin cancer. If your job requires you to work outdoors, that risk may be even higher. If you spend a lot of time in the sun at your job and you develop skin…

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July 09, 2019

Reasons a Workers' Comp Claim is Likely to be Denied

Being injured on the job is extremely disruptive and sometimes, depending on the seriousness of the injury, it is a life-altering event. Even if you are extremely careful and follow your company’s safety procedures, accidents occasionally happen. When…

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May 23, 2019

What to Do When a Third-Party Caused My Work Accident

When you are injured on the job, you have the right to seek workers’ compensation benefits from your employer. However, when another individual or entity unrelated to your employer causes the accident, you may have a case against them. This is called…

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May 03, 2019

Frequently Asked Questions About Workers’ Compensation

If you have been injured on the job, worker’s compensation benefits can provide you with the financial aid you need to get through your injury. However, there are many rules that may impact your claim and the amount of benefits you may receive. Below,…

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