Blog Posts in 2018

  • 3 Steps to Ensure the Accuracy of Your Independent Medical Exam

    Posted By Justin Schuoler || 18-Jun-2018

    If you’re seeking workers’ compensation benefits, it’s not uncommon for employers and insurance claims adjusters to request that you undergo a medical examination with an independent physician of their choice. This is called an Independent Medical Exam or an Insurance Medical Exam (IME). Don’t be intimidated by an IME; it’s standard procedure in many workers’ ...
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  • One Killed & Two Injured in South Fulton Truck Accident

    Posted By Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C. || 24-Apr-2018

    Just before 5 PM tonight, a deadly car crash occurred at the intersection of South Fulton Parkway and Rivertown Road in South Fulton County. The accident has left 1 dead and at least 1 other person in critical condition. Local police are saying that the crash involved a tow truck, a tractor-trailer, and a passenger vehicle. According to them, the passenger vehicle was coming off of Rivertown Road ...
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  • What Happens When My Georgia Workers' Compensation Check Doesn't Come?

    Posted By Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C. || 1-Mar-2018

    Although workplace injuries are tragic, many employees in the United States can recover due to benefits recovered under workers’ compensation. In fact, thousands of Americans file workers’ compensation claims every day; in 2013 alone, workers received $6.5 trillion for payroll coverage. While workers’ compensation is a lifesaver for hundreds of thousands of Americans, what ...
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  • How Sovereign Immunity Affects Georgia Injury Claims

    Posted By Douglas F. Kaleita, P.C. || 23-Jan-2018

    The History of Sovereign Immunity Sovereign immunity is an idea that passed into American history through its British heritage. The idea of sovereign immunity is that a government as an acting entity should not be held accountable for certain actions. The monarch of Britain has sovereign immunity from any legal action. This means that he or she is literally untouchable in the British court system. ...
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