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The Most Common On-the-Job Work Injuries

You know those signs you see sometimes in warehouses or manufacturing plants that read, “It has been ___ days since our last workplace accident”? If every office, factory, and worksite in the country had this sign posted, it would need to be updated almost continually. In fact, an on-the-job injury occurs every

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Do Mental Health Issues Qualify for Workers Comp?

Hands up if you’ve asked the question, ‘can you get workers’ compensation for stress?’ If your hand is up, you’re not alone. Many Americans live with mental illness. This includes employees at your company. In fact, the National Institute of Mental Health states that one in six American adults are

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Injured at Work? Your Rights Under GA Workers Comp Laws

Every year, Georgia deals without about 80,000 workers non-fatally injured while on the job. Even as most employers work to meet OSHA and other safety standards, some workplaces still remain unsafe and accidents at work continue to occur. If you’ve been injured on the job, it’s hard to know what GA workers comp

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When to File a Workers Comp Claim (& When Not to!)

In 2012 alone, three million nonfatal workplace accidents occurred in the United States. That means, for every 100 full-time employees, 3.5 got injured. If this has happened to you, how do you know when you should file a workers’ comp claim? From lost wages to permanent disability, workers’ compensation can provide you