In Georgia, when an occupational disease claim is compensable under the Act, O.C.G.A §34-9-284 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 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
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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