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Recent Appellate Division Decisions – Panel of Physicians

Every year at the Workers’ Compensation seminar, there is a discussion of recent Appellate Division decisions.  Although they are not binding precedent, there is often a great deal of guidance…

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Failure to Comply with Rules May Result in Employee’s Choice of Any Physician

Board Rule 202(c) provides in pertinent part that when an employer fails to properly provide the procedures for selection of physicians, the employee is authorized to select a physician who…

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If Injured on My Way to Work, Can I File a Workers’ Comp Claim?

An injury that occurs on the employer’s premises is usually considered to arise in the course of employment. When an employee is injured on the employer’s premises or property controlled…

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Am I Considered an Employee for Purposes of Seeking Benefits?

Outside the field of workers’ compensation, people will loosely refer to an individual as an employee or independent contractor. However, in the field of workers’ compensation these titles are not…

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The SCHIP Extension Act – Changing How Insurers Do Business

Workers’ compensation insurers will have to change the way they do business, starting July 1, 2009. On this date, the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 will take effect, forcing

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What is Subrogation?

Essentially, subrogation is the assumption of legal rights of someone whose debts or expenses have been paid. The simplest example is when an employee is injured in a car accident…

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Benefits of Settling a Claim when the SITF is Involved…

Settlement may occur prior to OR following SITF acceptance of a claim. In the case where a claim is settled prior to SITF acceptance, SITF does not consider itself a…

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Halloween 2008 – A treat for the State’s newest Bar members

Ramos & Law is pleased to announce our newest associate, Tiffany K. Yamini.  Mrs. Yamini, along with several of her classmates, received her passing Bar results on Halloween day. Mrs.…

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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.