The most recent data for those injured on the job in Georgia comes from 2019. In 2019, there were 78,100 nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in Georgia.  This is just one state’s portion of the 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in 2019 from across the United…

If you’ve suffered a work injury, you may be asking, “Does workers’ comp affect my health insurance?” This is a good question and an understandable one. Workers’ compensation and health insurance are completely separate things.  Workers’ compensation insurance is paid for by the employer. In the state of Georgia, employers…

My Loved One Died on the Job. What Am I Entitled To? If your loved one passed away from a work-related injury, you may be entitled to work-related death benefits in Georgia. Unfortunately, people die on the job every day in the United States. According to CNBC, “In 2020, 4,764…

If you’ve been injured on the job, you are likely wondering what’s not covered by workers’ comp in Georgia. Let’s start with the good news.  All businesses in Georgia with three or more employees are required to have workers’ compensation insurance, which means if you were injured at work, you…

If you’ve been injured while at work, you may be wondering if personal injury or workers’ comp will work better for your situation. The truth is, you don’t really get a choice. People often confuse personal injury claims and workers’ compensation claims when they are actually very different things. This…

You suffered an injury at work and filed a workers’ compensation claim in Georgia, but you haven’t found out if your claim has been approved or denied.  And you’re wondering, “How do I check the status of a workers’ comp claim?”  A work injury typically results in missing workdays and…

If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably wondering, “Can I choose my workers’ comp doctor?” As much as I would like to tell you that you are free to make an appointment with your primary care doctor you already know and trust, or see whichever doctor you want,…