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September, 2009:

Update on the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation

There will soon be a few changes to the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation.  Carolyn Hall, the current chairperson of the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, will be stepping down.  It is widely suspected (more…)

Manual v. Automated Retrieval Systems

On September 23, 2009 Bryan Ramos presented Manual v. Automated Retrieval Systems at the IPE seminar Document Management in the Trenches at Cobb Galleria. (more…)

Leveraging Technology to Manage Documents

On September 23, 2009 Gail Bailey presented Leveraging Technology to Manage Documents for the IPE Seminar Document Management In The Trenches. (more…)

How often can I see the workers’ compensation doctor?

When an injury on the job occurs, the Employer and their insurance carrier are responsible for furnishing medical treatment to the hurt employee.  However, the Employer and insurance carrier will generally have a (more…)

What does “normal”, “full”, or “regular” duty really mean in my GA Workers’ Compensation claim?

In the world of workers’ compensation, the terms “normal duty”, “full duy”,  or “regular duty” work release has a significant effect on a work comp claim.  Essentially, the normal duty release allows the employer to unilaterally suspend income benefits.  In some cases, this regular duty release may give (more…)

Understanding Your Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim

When an employee files a workers’ compensation claim in Georgia, the process may become confusing, frustrating, and costly.  Generally, the injured worker wants immediate medical care and income benefits because he or she got hurt on the job.  The insurance company, on the other hand (more…)