As employers and insurers are aware, the seemingly simple process of evaluating and approving medical treatment in the workers' compensation arena is actually anything but simple. ... Continue Reading
Reasons Why Your Independent Contractor May Be Considered An Employee Under The Workers' Compensation Act
Under Georgia law, if the relationship of a purported employer and employee is actually that of independent contractor and contractee, there is no coverage under the Workers' Compensation Act. ... Continue Reading
Property Corner: If A Party Is Entitled To Invoke Appraisal Under The Terms Of The Policy, When Must The Demand Be Made Before The Right To Appraisal Is Waived?
ANSWER: A PARTY MUST DEMAND APPRAISAL WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME OR THE RIGHT IS WAIVED. ... Continue Reading
How Late Is Too Late To File For Catastrophic Benefits? Case Update On The WC-R1catee And The Change Of Condition Statute.
Under O.C.G.A. § 34-9-104(b), a claim recommencing benefits for a change of condition is time-barred if it is not filed within two years from the last payment of income benefits. ... Continue Reading
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