My workers’ comp stipulation was approved, when should I expect a check?

Death and Georgia’s Workers’ Compensation Claims

From time to time an injured worker will file a workers’ compensation claim and subsequently die before the resolution of the claim. This is always a sad situation and it can leave the surviving family members and the deceased’s former employer uncertain...
My workers’ comp stipulation was approved, when should I expect a check?

Injury in Restroom Deemed Compensable

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 34-9-1(4), an employee’s injury may be compensable only if it is an injury “by accident arising out of and in the course of” the employee’s employment.  However, even in a case in which an employee is injured during a...
My workers’ comp stipulation was approved, when should I expect a check?

Employee Injured During Fight May Not Qualify for Benefits

Pursuant to State v. Purmont, 143 Ga. App. 269, 238 S.E.2d 268 (1977), if an employee is injured in an attack by another employee, the employee must not have been the aggressor in order to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. When asserting an...