Blog Posts in June, 2015

  • Can I Sue My Employer for Negligence?

    || 26-Jun-2015

    The Exclusive Remedy Doctrine in Workers’ Comp Cases If you were injured on the job due to your employer or a co-worker's negligence, you may be wondering if you can sue either party. Unfortunately, in Georgia, the answer is no. Instead, you get a workers' compensation claim under the Exclusive Remedy Doctrine. The good news is that if you are injured on the job, doing something you ...
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  • How Medical Treatment Is Provided in Georgia Workers' Comp Claims

    || 23-Jun-2015

    In Georgia workers' compensation claims, the injured worker is entitled to medical treatment at the employer and insurance company's expense for any work injuries. While there are a few methods through which such treatment can be provided, the most common method in use today is the "panel of physicians." The panel of physicians is supposed to be posted in a noticeable location on ...
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  • Getting to Know Your Atlanta Workers' Compensation Attorney

    || 18-Jun-2015

    Suffering an injury on the job can be a terrifying situation. Will you be fired for being unable to work? Can your employer retaliate if you try to file a workers’ compensation claim ? What legal rights should you be aware of? No one should have to navigate this time on their own, which is why Douglas F. Kaleita has dedicated his career to representing injured workers. Based out of Atlanta, ...
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