Blog Posts in May, 2013

  • Attorney Fees in Workers' Compensation Cases

    || 8-May-2013

    According to the statutory framework of the Workers' Compensation Act, attorney's fees are regulated by statute. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. Sec. 34-9-108, attorney's fees are limited to no more than 25% in a Workers' Compensation case. The subject of attorney's fees is a detailed one under the Workers' Compensation Act, in terms of when and for what attorney fees can be awarded, ...
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  • Workers' Compensation vs. Personal Injury Series (Part 2)

    || 1-May-2013

    The main focus of this blog post will be regarding the State Board of Workers' Compensation. The Workers' Compensation Act creates and governs the State Board of Workers' Compensation ("State Board"). The State Board is the government agency that administers and adjudicates all Workers' Compensation claims. Absent a potential appeal of a litigated matter, a Workers' ...
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