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September, 2010:

What happens at a Georgia workers’ compensation hearing?

One of the most common questions asked from claimants as we prepare for trial is what happens at the workers’ compensation hearing. We (more…)

Can I have a workers’ compensation case and a personal injury case at the same time?

In some cases, an injury may arise out of and in the course of employment but it was caused by a third party’s actions.  In this particular situation, the injured worker will have a workers’ compensation case and potentially a personal injury matter.  In most cases (more…)

Bryan Ramos In the Community

Recently Admiral Valentin and Lt. Checkley visited and spent some time with members of the Atlanta Philippine community.  Here are a couple of photos from their visit.

I was hurt at my company picnic. Do I have a workers’ comp claim?

Under the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act, accidental injuries occurring while the employee is participating in a company sponsored event is compensable if (more…)

Recorded workplace deaths in the U.S. in 2009

According to Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries program, the preliminary total of recorded workplace deaths in the U.S. during 2009 were approximately 4,340.  In 2008, the death totals were (more…)