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23 Presumptive Medical Conditions

In order for an employer/insured to be eligible for reimbursement from the Subsequent Injury Trust Fund, the employee’s subsequent injury must be directly caused by the prior impairment. The employer…

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What Benefits May the Employee Receive?

Employees are potentially entitled to the Five Pillars of Workers’ Compensation: (i) Temporary Total Disability; (ii) Temporary Partial Disability; (iii) Permanent Partial Disability; (iv) Medical care / treatment; and (v)…

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What are the Employer’s Rights and Duties?

Along with the shield against tort claims that arise out of and in the course of employment, Employers have the unique right of controlling who the injured Employee treats with…

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RLF Attorneys Attend Advanced WC Institute In St. Simons

Bryan Ramos, James Timmons, Adriana Sola Capifali and Julia Lindsey participated in the annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Institute in St. Simons Island, Georgia. The Institute’s meetings were held from October…

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What is Considered a Workers’ Comp Injury?

The law provides that an “injury by accident arising out of and in the course of employment” shall be considered a workers’ compensation injury. O.C.G.A. § 34-9-1(4). Hence, the Employee…

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Violating the Medicare Secondary Payer Act Can Hurt Insurers’ Bottom Line

Not accounting for Medicare’s interest during workers’ compensation settlements can lead to shortfalls in insurers’ bank accounts. Under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSP), the Center for Medicare and Medicaid…

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Who is Required to Have Workers’ Compensation?

Employers are required to provide prompt medical and disability benefits to Employees for injuries sustained on the job, resulting in partial or total incapacity or death. Every employer, individual, firm,…

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Who, What, and How will the Georgia SITF reimburse me?

Any insurance company licensed in Georgia to issue workers’ compensation policies or self-insured employer authorized by the State Board of Workers’ Compensation is eligible to file a claim for potential…

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Do I Have to Go to My Appointment?

The Workers’ Compensation Act provides that an employer must provide medical care to an injured worker which is likely to “effect a cure, give relief, or restore the employee to…

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Can I Afford An Attorney to Represent Me in My WC Claim?

Many injured workers are concerned about how their attorney will get paid. In the field of workers’ compensation, claimant’s attorneys are generally paid on a contingency basis. The contingency fee…

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    Have you or someone you love been hurt at work? There are certain deadlines in the Georgia Workers’ Comp system. Fill out the contact form below for a free consultation to examine your rights, or call us at (770) 637-0105, even if you’ve been denied benefits.

      * We value your privacy, all information is kept  strictly confidential.