The workers’ compensation system provides benefits to workers who are injured on the job. The system is considered a no-fault system, which means ... Read more
Snapchat Sued After Tragic Georgia Car Crash
The Georgia Supreme Court recently revived a personal injury lawsuit that blamed Snapchat for a horrific 2015 car crash that led to a traumatic ... Read more
Savannah, Georgia Longshoreman Killed on the Job in Equipment Accident
The International Longshoremen’s Association and the Savannah community have lost a member. Tragically, Georgia Ports Authority worker Steven ... Read more
Georgia Food Processing Plant Accident Results in Worker Deaths & Injuries
On January 28, 2021, a liquid nitrogen leak occurred at a Gainesville, Georgia poultry plant. Liquid nitrogen is a hazardous material that can ... Read more
Top 10 Most Dangerous Intersections in Atlanta
Are you an Atlanta native? Or new to the area? Either way, there’s 1 thing we Atlantans know for sure: driving in “Hotlanta,” as out-of-towners ... Read more
Construction: One of the Most Dangerous Industries in Georgia
Construction is one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in Georgia. The Georgia Department of Labor estimates that construction jobs ... Read more
The 10 Strangest Laws in Georgia
As the late English novelist Arnold Bennett once said: “It’s a jolly strange world.” And though Bennet was referring to his marriage, he could ... Read more
Featured Attorney Interview: Ben Gerber Describes How Coronavirus Has Impacted Workers’ Compensation in Georgia
We are living in unprecedented times. Amidst the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, much of the world has come to a standstill. And yet, ... Read more
Can I File a Third-Party Lawsuit and Get Workers’ Compensation in Georgia?
Workers’ compensation is sometimes called an “exclusive remedy” because, in most cases, workers can’t sue an employer for a work-related injury ... Read more
What Do I Need to Know about Depositions in Georgia?
The mere mention of the word “deposition” is enough to make most non-lawyers start sweating. Whether you’re thinking about deposing someone or ... Read more
Can You Receive Workers’ Comp for PTSD and Similar Injuries?
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that pays medical expenses and lost wages to employees who are injured while doing their job. When ... Read more
What To Do After a Work-Related Car Accident in Georgia
There are certain steps you should take following an off-work car accident. But what happens if the auto accident occurs while you’re on the ... Read more
5 Most Common Workplace Injuries in Georgia
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Georgia employers reported 78,200 nonfatal workplace injuries in 2017. Perhaps more ... Read more
How Nurse Case Managers Affect Your Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claim
Nurses are the unsung heroes of the medical profession. They offer compassion, healing, advice, and education when we need it most. But the nurse ... Read more
Georgia’s Distraction Problem: The Worst Counties for Distracted Driving
Distracted driving has been around for... well... probably nearly as long as cars have been around. Smartphones, however, have taken distracted ... Read more
Are Lunch Breaks Covered under Georgia’s Workers’ Comp Laws?
Under Georgia's workers' compensation laws, an employee is usually entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits if they're injured on the ... Read more
Georgia’s New Controversial Hands-Free Cell Phone Law: What You Need to Know
Beginning on July 1, 2018, the state of Georgia enacted a new law designed to lower the devastating effects of distracted driving in the Peach ... Read more