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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of A Claimant's Incarceration And How It Effects Entitlement To Workers' Compensation Benefits

May 05, 2009 BY Def Admin | General

As we all know, some of the injured employees we encounter in the workers' compensation arena are not the most honest or "law"-abiding citizens. ... Continue Reading

Property Corner

May 04, 2009 BY Paul Burke | General

In the last few months, the Georgia Court of Appeals has delivered two opinions testing the limits of the one-year suit limitation clause. ... Continue Reading

Idiopathic Injuries: Did Harris V. Peach County Rock The Chaparral Boats?

May 03, 2009 BY Def Admin | General

In the recent case of Harris v. Peach County Board of Commissioners, the Georgia Court of Appeals rocked the proverbial Chaparral Boats when it classified an injury sustained when a Claimant bent over to pick up a personal item as a compensable work injury rather than an idiopathic injury. ... Continue Reading

Does The Equal Protection Clause Entitle Nonresident Aliens To Death Benefits?

May 02, 2009 BY Def Admin | General

Employers are often surprised to learn that undocumented or illegal aliens are, under Georgia law (and the laws of most states), eligible for workers' compensation benefits. ... Continue Reading

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act: Changes To Cobra And Required Action By Employers

May 01, 2009 BY Meredith Guerrero | General

On February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Act") into law. ... 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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