2014 Revised Board Rules and Forms

2014 Revised Board Rules and Forms

On July 1, 2014, the State Board of Workers’ Compensation provided a modification of its Board Rules and Forms. The following is a summary of the changes: Rule 40 was amended to add the address of the new Gainesville office. Changes to Rule 61—Descriptions of...
2014 Revised Board Rules and Forms

What Now? Injured Employees Being Laid Off

Injured employees being laid off from Briggs & Stratton in McDonough, Georgia, may be entitled to workers’ compensation income benefits.  These workers will be classified in certain categories.  First, if injured Briggs & Stratton workers are “out...
2014 Revised Board Rules and Forms

Selecting the Best Attorney For Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Selecting the best attorney for your workers’ compensation case will depend on number of things.  Not unlike doctors, there are many attorneys in the greater-Atlanta area.  However, not every attorney is equipped to handle workers’ compensation claims. ...
2014 Revised Board Rules and Forms

Changing Physicians While on Workers’ Compensation

Changing physicians while you are “under workers’ compensation” can be tricky.  O.C.G.A § 34-9-200(a) requires an employer to furnish the injured employee with medical treatment which “shall be reasonably required and appear likely to effect a...