Blog Posts in 2014

  • Can I Be Terminated for Being Injured on the Job?

    Posted By Douglas Kaleita || 10-Oct-2014

    There are many states in which it is illegal to fire an employee after he or she has been injured while on the job. This is not true in the state of Georgia. In Georgia, employees who miss a lot of work as a result of being injured on the job could be subject to termination. Workers' compensation insurance providers in the state are very stringent on this matter and will often require ...
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  • Workers' Compensation and the Undocumented Worker

    Posted By Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C. || 10-Oct-2014

    Every employee within the state of Georgia who is employed by a company or business that has more than three total employees, will be afforded the protection of the employer's workers' compensation insurance. Georgia laws dictate that a person's immigration status has no bearing on whether he or she is eligible to file a workers' compensation claim and receive benefits. ...
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  • Top Mistakes for Injured Workers to Avoid

    Posted By Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C. || 16-Apr-2014

    Have you been injured while working on the job? If so, you are probably experiencing feelings of frustration, anxiety and possibly anger. In times like these it is very important to get educated on the Georgia workers' compensation system because any wrong move could be detrimental to the success of your claim. When filing a workers' comp claim it is important to remember that insurance ...
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