Logger Safety

While it doesn’t account for as much of our economy as areas like the Pacific Northwest, logging still exists in Georgia. With that said, there are a sizeable number of people who work in the logging industry, all of whom are entitled to the same protections as you and me. The bad news for loggers […]

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Preventing Repetitive Strains

Sure, workers’ compensation covers single accidents—things like unfortunate worksite accidents, mishaps in the office place that require medical attention, and so on. Some of them are serious, and others less severe. But the majority of us don’t think of repetitive strains when it comes to what workers’ compensation covers. Repetitive strains are more common than […]

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How to Raise a Safe Teen Driver

Teen drivers are statistically at the highest risk for becoming involved in accidents, and as a good parent, you know that already and have your fair share of concerns. It’s your job to teach your children about the seriousness of operating a vehicle, and help them steer down a path toward safe driving habits. It’s […]

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How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

Pretty much everybody knows that workers’ compensation exists, but a lot of people don’t know exactly how it works—they often ask questions like: How do I sign up for the benefits? Do I need a lawyer? What if I can’t go back to work? Do I get paid out for life? And so on. Today […]

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IIHS 2017 Safety Picks: Midsize Cars

2017 is here, and so are the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) picks for the safest cars to hit American roadways this year. IIHS is one of a few leading institutes to track vehicle safety—think of those crash tests you see on T.V.   While they report on all types of vehicles, from minicars […]

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How to Stay Safe at Work

Strong work safety laws are integral to the development of a successful workforce, and the assurance that all who enter it will be reasonably protected. If you think back on the workers’ safety laws of 150 years ago, it’s obvious that we’ve come a long, long way. Today we have fire codes, rules and regulations, […]

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Health Care & Hospital Safety

Last time, we covered airline worker safety tips because that industry accounts for an enormous number of jobs here in Atlanta. Given the amount of health care and hospital workers here in town, today I want to do something similar. It should come as no surprise that workers within the health care industry face their […]

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Airline Industry Safety

There are many airline industry workers here in Atlanta. For one, we host the headquarters of a major airline, accounting for over 30,000 employees. On top of that, Hartsfield is the busiest airport in the world by both passenger traffic and take-offs and landings. Boarding over 49,000,000 total passengers in 2015, it’s no surprise that […]

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Are You a New Employer in GA? Here’s What You Need to Know About Workers’ Comp

Are you a new Georgia business owner who’s ready to start building up your workforce? Congratulations on your success! But now that the stakes are higher, the laws to which you must subscribe are going to change a bit—one thing being you’ll have to get workers’ compensation insurance in case one of your employees suffers […]

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Reasons Why Your Claim May Get Denied

If you file a workers’ compensation claim for a legitimate reason and you can reasonably prove your case, you’ll likely have no problem obtaining a win. But not all workers’ compensation claims are honored, and more often than not, it’s because they’re not the most legitimate of cases. Any worker’s compensation lawyer in Atlanta or […]

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