Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

The term “settlement” can be very confusing in a Georgia workers’ compensation claim.  Essentially, a “settlement” is an agreement between the parties where one party receives financial compensation in exchange for releasing the other...
Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

How Can I Prepare for My Deposition?

In general, people tend to get nervous when they have to be in a lawyer’s office. When they are in a deposition, it can seem a lot worse as everything you say will be recorded by the court reporter. However, it is a common practice when you file a workers’...
Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

What is a “workers’ compensation mediation?”

Generally, a mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution.  The idea centers around the parties’ interest in finding a solution to the issue before the court, tribunal, or worker’s compensation board.  This process involves a neutral party to help...
Settlement in Workers’ Compensation Claims

What does it mean to “settle” a case?

Essentially, settlement translates to a closure of the case. Generally, the Employer/Insurer will pay the injured employee a lump sum of money to relieve them of any past or future liability. The decision to settle a workers’ compensation must be a mutual one....