Macon Attorneys – Workers’ Comp January 2016

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Why Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), over three million people are injured as a result of workplace accidents every year. If your Employer is subject to the Workers’ Compensation Act and you are injured in the course and scope of your employment you are entitled to file a Workers’ Compensation claim for […]

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Workers’ Comp Questions Answered

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Workers’ Compensation and the Law

Workers’ compensation is an accident insurance program paid for by your employer, which may provide you with medical, rehabilitation and income benefits if you are injured on the job. It also provides benefits for your dependents if you die as a result of a job­related injury. Coverage begins on the day you start working for […]

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Workers’ Compensation and Time

John worked for a landscaping company in Georgia. In 2007, he was injured and required surgery on his shoulder; he returned to work after a month. In 2008, he retired, and in the seven intervening years, he has had no further problems with his shoulder; that is until recently when it began to really bother […]

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Employer refuses to pay wages to employee

Employer refuses to pay worker wages Cathy from Perry is retired medical transcriptionist. She was hired to be a temporary help for another hospital some distance away. She was told by Human Resources at the hospital, that due to labor laws, she needed to go through a staffing agency to legally work at the hospital. […]

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Statute of Limitations For Workman’s Compensation

Statute of Limitations For Workman’s Compensation Mr. Dugan calls in concerning statues of limitations for workmen’s’ compensation. He is advised that there are conditions to determining how much time could pass before the limitations are reached. If payment (specifically medical payments) has already begun for workmen’s compensation, then the payments should continue as long as […]

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Workplace Safety Gear – Macon Workers Compensation Attorneys

We are talking with a gentleman who works every day for a company that requires lifting over 100 pounds constantly throughout the day. His question is … is it a required law by the company to supply back braces or any protective gear because lately they have been having a lot of injuries throughout his […]

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Workplace Injury – Macon Personal Injury Attorney

Employee was hurt on the job. She was hired to be a driver for a pizza company. One day she was asked to help unload the delivery truck that came in. While moving heavy boxes with frozen food in them one of the boxes fell back and hit her shoulder and neck causing injury. The […]

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