Augusta, GA Paper Mill fined after an employee dies from injuries sustained at work

Gainesville, Georgia Poultry Farm Fined for Endangering Workers

The local poultry plant, Mar-Jac, in Gainesville Georgia was recently fined almost $380,000 by OSHA. OSHA proposed $379,800 in penalties against Mar-Jac Poultry Inc., of Gainsville, Georgia, for safety and health violations. The company was cited with four willful...
Augusta, GA Paper Mill fined after an employee dies from injuries sustained at work

Georgia’s Injured Employees and Workers’ Compensation

Generally, when an employee is injured in Atlanta or any other city in Georgia, the employee may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits are primarily made up of medical treatment as it relates to the work injury and income benefits to a...
Augusta, GA Paper Mill fined after an employee dies from injuries sustained at work

Recent Court of Appeals Decision on Workers’ Compensation

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently reversed a decision rendered by the Superior Court of Lowndes County on the issue of appellate jurisdiction.  The case at bar was Strickland v. Crossmark, Georgia Court of Appeals, A09A0491 (06/26/09). In this case, the claimant...