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Last Injurious Exposure in Workers' Compensation Asbestos Claims in Georgia

September 30, 2019 BY Robert Hardeman | Workers Compensation

In Georgia, when an occupational disease claim is compensable under the Act, O.C.G.A ยง34-9-284 places sole liability on the employer and its' insurance carrier, if any, where the employee was last injuriously exposed to the hazards of the disease. The Act excludes any right of contribution from any prior employer or insurance carrier. ... Continue Reading

Workers' Compensation Claimants and Incarceration: Before, After, and Way After Conviction

September 30, 2019 BY Jasmine Saenz | Workers Compensation

Workers' compensation claims and injuries do not exist in a vacuum; they affect real people who often have real problems outside of their work injury. ... Continue Reading

Snap Judgment on Insurance Contract Firearms Exclusion Leads to Slap on Wrist

September 30, 2019 BY Camile Hart | Insurance and Reinsurance Law

Negligent security cases can be very costly to defend and the damages can be steep. An insurer needs to know whether it has issued a policy that effectively excludes these types of losses. ... Continue Reading

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H. Michael Bagley
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