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Catastrophic Injury

Catastrophic Injury

December 16, 2019

Catastrophic injuries are those that permanently prevent an individual from performing work at all. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, severe burns, accidental amputations, brain injury, and paralysis. Under the…

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Independent Medical Exam

Independent Medical Exam

December 9, 2019

An Independent Medical Exam (IME) is an opportunity to get insurance professionals, employers, attorneys and physicians on the same page. Independent medical exams frequently assist in resolving the claim in…

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Medical Treatment

Medical Treatment

December 2, 2019

In non-catastrophic cases, an injured worker is entitled to a maximum of 400 weeks of medical benefits paid directly to the treating physician. In Georgia Workers Compensation, medical treatment is…

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Permanent Partial Disability PPD Benefits

Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) Benefits

November 25, 2019

When an employee reaches maximum medical improvement (MMI), PPD benefits are payable on most cases and represent payment for your injury permanently affecting your ability to work. Georgia Permanent Partial…

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What is Temporary Partial Disability?

Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Benefits

November 18, 2019

At some point, many injured workers return to work while their case is still open. Georgia Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Benefits compensate you for a difference in wages. When you…

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