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What Does a WC-104 Mean for Me and My Workers’ Comp Claim?

After being involved in a work-related accident, you will undoubtedly appear for medical appointments with your authorized treating physician. At some point, in most claims, prior to being released to…

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Can my unborn child receive workers compensation benefits?

Let’s imagine for a moment that an employee is injured on the job on March 25, 2003.  At that time, the employee’s wife was pregnant.  The child was born on…

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What can I do if my employer ignores my request for treatment authorization?

After an employee is injured on the job, they are permitted to seek treatment with one of many authorized physicians on a panel.  In some situations, that particular authorized physician…

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Can my personal health condition prevent me from obtaining workers compensation benefits?

In a recent case, a court was asked to decide whether an employee’s obesity was the primary cause of a work injury which would have prevented the employee from receiving…

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What Happens to My Health Insurance if I Settle My Claim?

One of the major concerns any person has when leaving a job, either voluntarily or involuntarily, is what to do about health insurance.  If the employee had health benefits with…

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Should I Apply for Social Security?

One of the questions that can be a source of great anguish is whether or not an injured employee should apply for Social Security Disability benefits.  It requires the employee…

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Does the Panel of Physicians Affect the Type of Medical Treatment I Will Receive?

Employers who are subject to the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act are required to post a panel of physicians.  The employer’s panel of physicians consists of medical facilities or individual physicians…

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Will my failure to wear my seat belt harm my workers comp claim?

There are many Americans that drive commercial vehicles as part of their daily job.  Since their jobs include driving, they must face the hazards of the roads and highways.  What…

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Why Isn’t My Case Moving Along More Quickly

If you have suffered a work-related injury and cannot work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Yet when an employer/insurer denies benefits for any reason, there can certainly be…

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Court of Appeals Decision: Change of Condition v. New Injury

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in which it clarified one of the distinctions between a new injury and a change of condition.

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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.