The recent decision reached by the Georgia Supreme Court in the case of Marta v. Reid greatly helped in interpreting and providing guidance in the application of the two year statute of limitations pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 34-9-104(b). However, yet another challenge to the two year statute of limitations under O.C.G.A. § 34-9-104(b) has been brought before the State Board of Workers' Compensation. ... Continue Reading
Getting and maintaining control of who the medical provider is on a claim can significantly affect the amount of medical costs and indemnity payments paid on a claim. ... Continue Reading
One of the aspects of sound claim management is evaluating a case in a way to reduce potential exposure, if possible. There are, of course, many ways to ... Continue Reading
Sometimes there seems to be no end at what a claimant wants to relate back to his or her work injury once a compensable injury has been established. ... Continue Reading
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 34-9-1 (4), a compensable injury ". . . shall include the aggravation of a preexisting condition by accident arising out of and ... Continue Reading
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