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New Rules for Beneficiaries Under SECURE Act Require New Strategies

January 31, 2020 BY Kayla Chen | Workers Compensation

On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed into law the SECURE Act. Short for "Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement," the new law has sweeping, long-term implications for beneficiaries of and contributors to retirement accounts. ... Continue Reading

Should We Probate Grandma's Will?

November 29, 2019 BY Kayla Chen | Estate Planning and Probate

At the right bold age of 100, Grandma passed peacefully in her sleep. A "citizen of the world" (but with her sole residence located in Cobb County in the State of Georgia) she lived a long and happy life and is survived by her dozens of children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and a very grumpy cat. ... Continue Reading

Answering the Opposition to Charitable Light Duty Work

November 30, 2018 BY Kayla Chen | Workers Compensation

With increasing regularity, our practice continues to encounter employers who utilize transitional charitable light-duty placement when they are unable to accommodate injured workers' work restrictions. However, as a natural evolution there is also an increasing opposition to this practice. Perhaps naively, I find myself wondering; "What's the big deal; it's just charity work?" To me it would seem that the injured worker is getting paid, they are getting out of the house, and they are serving their own communities. ... Continue Reading

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H. Michael Bagley

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