Recent Appellate Division Decisions – Panel of Physicians

Recent Appellate Division Decisions – Panel of Physicians

Every year at the Workers’ Compensation seminar, there is a discussion of recent Appellate Division decisions.  Although they are not binding precedent, there is often a great deal of guidance to be gleaned from these discussions.  One recent decision from the...
Recent Appellate Division Decisions – Panel of Physicians

Am I Considered an Employee for Purposes of Seeking Benefits?

Outside the field of workers’ compensation, people will loosely refer to an individual as an employee or independent contractor. However, in the field of workers’ compensation these titles are not interchangeable as the Georgia Workers’ Compensation...
Recent Appellate Division Decisions – Panel of Physicians

The SCHIP Extension Act – Changing How Insurers Do Business

Workers’ compensation insurers will have to change the way they do business, starting July 1, 2009. On this date, the SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 will take effect, forcing liability insurers, self-insurers, no-fault insurers, and workers’ compensation...