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Will my Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cease if I have a Subsequent Injury?

A subsequent injury may sever an Employer/Insurer’s liability for medical care and indemnity benefits. Please see Board Rule 204.  To determine whether the chain of causation is broken, it is…

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New York Prepares to Close Second Injury Fund

As of 07/01/07, the self-insured employers and the carriers in New York can no longer file claims for reimbursement with the Special Funds Conservation Committee under Section 15-8. In other…

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Second Injury Fund in North Carolina Still Active

In North Carolina, the Industrial Commission disburses moneys from the Second Injury Fund. In order to qualify for compensation for a second injury, the original and the subsequent injury must…

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Types of Second-Injury Funds

The two major types of second-injury funds are reimbursement funds and take-over funds. In both of these situations, the employer/insurer can reduce liability when the fund becomes liable.

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Thoughts On The SITF

With the Georgia legislature now back in session, it makes me consider the fate of the SITF and its impending sunset.  While it does not appear that the legislature will…

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Unprecedented growth Contributes to Closing of Georgia SITF

The unprecedented growth of the Georgia SITF over the past few years reportedly indicates growth of a substantial unfunded liability. These ever-rising liabilities, coupled with incentives to submit cases into…

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Are expenses incurred prior to 2003 reimbursable?

The 2003 amendment to O.C.G.A. § 34-9-203, effective July 1, 2003, added paragraph (c)(4), imposing a one year limitation period on the filing of reimbursement claims. While this amendment imposed…

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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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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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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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    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.