What are interrogatories in a workers’ compensation claim?

What are interrogatories in a workers’ compensation claim?

Essentially, the interrogatories are a set of written questions issued to a party in a lawsuit by the opposing party. These questions must be answered in writing under oath or under penalty of perjury within a specified time (such as 30 days). In Georgia, the parties...
What are interrogatories in a workers’ compensation claim?

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’...
What are interrogatories in a workers’ compensation claim?

For Attorneys: Ethical Considerations in Depositions

On Friday, December 17, 2010, Atlanta attorney David Thomas presented Ethical Considerations in Depositions, written by Bryan C. Ramos at a seminar hosted by NBI.  The presentation covered the following: summary of rules relating to confidentiality and privilege the...
What Happens at a Workers’ Compensation Hearing?

What Happens at a Workers’ Compensation Hearing?

Workers’ Compensation Hearings In a Georgia workers’ compensation case, neither party is not entitled to a jury trial. Instead, the injured worker or the employer is entitled to an “evidentiary hearing” before an administrative law judge (ALJ) with the State Board of...
What are interrogatories in a workers’ compensation claim?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Deposition?

A workers’ compensation deposition is the taking and recording of testimony of a witness under oath before a court reporter in a place away from the courtroom before trial. This is a very common proceeding when an injured worker files for a hearing before the...