Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claims

Georgia workers’ compensation claims should be filed if a worker has been injured because of their job, or has contracted or developed an illness related to the nature of the work or the conditions which they are exposed to at work. Georgia law mandates that all employers carry workers’ compensation insurance. Most employees, if injured while on the job, are entitled to file a Georgia workers’ compensation claim. Claims can also be filed by the relatives of an employee if he dies because of the work-related illness or injury he suffers. If you believe you have a claim for workers’ compensation in Georgia, you should submit your claim within a specified time period to the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation.

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Georgia Workers’ Compensation Laws

Georgia workers’ compensation laws mandate that employers in Georgia carry workers’ compensation insurance. This means that if you are injured on the job or develop an occupational illness, your employer must pay for medical treatment of your injury as well as additional benefits during your recovery period.

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