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Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim in Georgia?

Every year, thousands of people get hurt on the job. You could hurt your back. You may end up being diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. There’s really no end to the types of injuries you could suffer in a workplace accident. People who get hurt at work are allowed to file a workers’ comp claim. Your…

Can You Be Forced to Work Light Duty in Columbus, Georgia?

If you get hurt at work, you’re going to be out of work for a while. The point of workers’ comp is to make sure you don’t return to work until you’re ready. This means you’re physically and mentally ready to return to work. Depending on the kind of work you do, however, you may be…

How Does Workers’ Comp for Psych Injuries Work in Georgia?

Most work-related accidents cause physical injuries. You may break your leg or suffer burns. This is why you can’t do your work. You’re simply not able to do your job because you can’t physically do it. However, some workers’ comp cases involve more than just physical injuries. In fact, most workers’ comp cases involve some element of…

What’s the Difference Between Workers’ Comp and Disability?

A lot of people think disability and workers’ comp are the same thing. They figure since you’re hurt and not working, you must be getting money from somewhere. They don’t realize that there is a huge difference between the two. When it comes to workers’ comp and disability, the main differences are: The type of injury…

How Does Workers’ Comp Work for Union Workers in Georgia?

When it comes to workers’ compensation for union employees, the process is handled almost the same as it is for non-union employees. The differences have to do with duties of the shop steward – not with the process. If you get hurt at work as a union employee, the first thing you need to do is fill…

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