Is COVID-19 Covered by Workers’ Comp?

Is COVID-19 Covered by Workers’ Comp?

Unfortunately, it is very difficult for Georgia’s working class to obtain workers’ compensation benefits if employees contract the COVID-19 virus. While the Act includes statutory coverage for “occupational diseases,” employees bear the burden of satisfying a...
4 tips on Avoiding Occupational Injuries in the Hospital

4 tips on Avoiding Occupational Injuries in the Hospital

In our firm, we believe that prevention is crucial in preventing workplace injuries and accidents. Over the years, our practice has seen a rise in workplace injuries among nurses and nursing assistants. Studies have shown that high demands, physical stress,...
Injured on the Job?  Follow These Steps for a Positive Outcome

Injured on the Job? Follow These Steps for a Positive Outcome

If you are injured on the job, you may be tempted to keep working because you don’t want to rock the boat.  This could jeopardize your workers’ compensation claim down the line, however.  Workers’ compensation regulations can be very tricky to navigate, and the...
Reasonable Accommodation for Injured Workers

Reasonable Accommodation for Injured Workers

If you have been injured on the job, you should take the necessary steps to receive adequate workers’ compensation benefits.  These include informing your employer immediately and seeing a physician who is sanctioned by your company.  Many people can resume their old...