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What if I sustain a catastrophic injury?

The terms “catastrophic injury” and “non-catastrophic” injury have specific meanings under Georgia workers’ compensation law. The State Board of Workers’ Compensation identifies injuries by placing them into the catastrophic or non-catastrophic category, and their determination can limit the amount and type of benefits an injured worker can receive. If your injury is deemed catastrophic, you

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Scott Monge Examines How Workers’ Compensation Ignited Several Controversial Cases

Two recent accidents in Atlanta have resulted in the death of at least two individuals and left multiple people injured. Vehicle accidents are regular occurrences in the United States, with Census.gov reporting that there are more than 10 million reported accidents on American roads each year. Of these, a number are fatal, and an even

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2 Types of Workers’ Comp Claims That Scott Monge Can Assist With

The success of personal-injury lawsuits involving hit-and-runs depends on the ability of police to apprehend negligent drivers. However, this poses an obvious problem for investigators because drivers who flee the scene may not leave behind witnesses to the crime, especially if the victim dies or is injured severely enough that he or she cannot provide

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Scott Monge Examines 2 Freak Accidents That Left Workers With Critical Injuries

Most people don’t realize how much our economy relies on the trucking industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the industry delivers $4,422 worth of goods every second of the day. Trucking already commands 83.7 percent of the transportation industry, and experts believe it will still grow more than 20 percent in the next

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Gradual Injuries Can Qualify You For Workers’ Comp Benefits

Not every workplace injury that is eligible for workers' compensation benefits is something sudden, dramatic, and extreme. In fact, many injuries are ones that develop over time; these are called cumulative trauma injuries, or sometimes referred to as repetitive strain injuries or overuse syndrome. Repetitive movements, prolonged static posture, or a combination of both causes

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