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The Interplay Between Illegal Alien Status And Fraud Under The Workers' Compensation Act

September 28, 2017 BY Taylor Poncz | Workers Compensation

Illegal alien status and its role in the workers' compensation arena has always been a hot topic, but it is hotter than ever right now, at least in large part due to our current political climate. ... Continue Reading

O.C.G.A. 34-9-82 and the Potential for Waiver of the Statute of Limitations Defense

October 18, 2016 BY Taylor Poncz | Workers Compensation

As a matter of practice, one of the first things an adjuster or defense counsel should do when receiving a file is to check to see whether a WC-14 notice of claim or hearing request has been filed, and if so, the date of the filing of the form. ... ... Continue Reading

Work hard, play hard: An overview of the law on injuries occuring during recreational events

September 21, 2015 BY Taylor Poncz | Workers Compensation

The success of a company can be measured in many ways, one of which is by the happiness of its employees. ... Continue Reading

Statutory Employment: Liability And A Right To Seek Reimbursement

September 05, 2014 BY Taylor Poncz | Workers Compensation

In Georgia, the Workers' Compensation Act was designed to protect and cover employees against injuries on the job. However, in certain cases, ... Continue Reading

The Power Of The Panel: Will Strict Compliance Be Enforced?

June 02, 2013 BY Taylor Poncz | Workers Compensation

In any given workers' compensation claim, there is potential for a multitude of disputes over issues running the gamut from entitlement to indemnity benefits, ... Continue Reading

The Journal is a publication for the clients of Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP. It is written in a general format and is not intended to be legal advice to any specific circumstance. Legal Opinions may vary when based upon subtle factual differences. All rights reserved. 

Editorial Board:

H. Michael Bagley

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