Georgia businesses are one step closer in their quest to change state law governing covenants against competition contained in employment agreements. ... Continue Reading
Question: Does Sending A Demand For Proof Of Loss To An Insured's Attorney Satisfy Policy And/Or Statutory Requirements?
ANSWER: THE LAW VARIES. AS A RESULT, AN INSURER MUST SEND A DEMAND FOR PROOF OF LOSS BOTH DIRECTLY TO THE INSURED AND TO THE INSURED'S COUNSEL. ... 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
A recent decision from the Southern District of Georgia casts uncertainty on seemingly well-settled legal principles concerning the preclusion of coverage resulting from an insured's material misrepresentations. ... Continue Reading
Choose Your Adventure: New Case Explains Contractor Prong In Statutory Employer Cases For Owners Who Are Also Contractors
July 01, 2010 BY | General
With the number of subcontractors required to complete construction projects, it has become all too common that one of those subcontractors may not have workers' compensation coverage for their employees. ... Continue Reading
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