Are We There Yet?: Court REaffirms Established Doctrine Regarding Accidents Going To And Coming From Work
In a decision favorable to employers and insurers, the Georgia Court of Appeals, in the recent cases of The Medical Center, Inc. v. Hernandez et al. and Hernandez et al. ... Continue Reading
Dekalb County Board Of Education V. Singleton: Revisiting The Compensability Of Psychological Injuries In Workers' Compensation Cases
Georgia Employer's routinely encounter workers' compensation claims seeking lost-time benefits and/or medical treatment for alleged psychological injuries. ... Continue Reading
O.C.G.A. §34-9-104(a)(2), first enacted in 1992 as part of a substantial revision of the Workers' Compensation Act, has proven invaluable to employers and insurers in reducing their overall economic exposure in cases where a claimant has been released to return to light-duty work by the authorized treating physician but, for any number of reasons, has failed to do so. ... Continue Reading
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