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January, 2010:

What if I am terminated because of my injury?

Many injured workers are terminated because of their work injuries. If this occurs, the law provides relief under the Workers’ Compensation Act.  In these cases the employee may be entitled to TTD benefits to help replace his income while he continues his job search.  There are certain deadlines to be followed (more…)

Pilgrim’s Pride Leaves Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The chicken processing company, Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, exited Chapter 11 bankruptcy in late December 2009. The company is a Texas based corporation that has many plants in Georgia.  This company spent (more…)

Workplace injuries sustained by manufacturing employees

Injuries often occur in the manufacturing settings.  In December 2009, the U.S. manufacturing market expanded at the fastest pace in more than three years.  The Institute for Supply Management’s factory index rose to (more…)