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Monthly Archives: June 2022

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Hospital Workers Injured By Corrosive Cleaner

By O’Connell Law Firm |

A major health care provider with several hospitals in operation was facing infection within hospital walls related to a “superbug” that causes diarrhea. The hospital sought out a new method of containing the infection that was cheaper than the two-pronged approach it was employing earlier. Workers began falling ill—not with a virus—but from the… Read More »

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Georgia Issues Ruling Against Worker In COVID Claim

By O’Connell Law Firm |

The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation recently heard a case involving a jail worker who contracted COVID and died of the illness shortly after an inmate also caught the disease. The Georgia SBWC denied the workers’ claim on the grounds that she failed to prove that her employment was the proximate cause of… Read More »

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I Caused A Car Accident While On The Job, Now What?

By O’Connell Law Firm |

This is a complicated question because it has a number of “ifs” associated with it. For the purposes of this article, we will assume that you are an employee of a company who was on the job when the accident occurred and that you are at fault for the accident. Uber and Lyft drivers… Read More »

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Federal Inspections Turn Up Dangerous Conditions At Dollar General

By O’Connell Law Firm |

Why do you hear about Dollar General in the news? The Tennessee-based dollar store chain has been the subject of many Georgia workers’ compensation claims by employees who have been injured on the job. Dollar General’s injured workers in Georgia are targeted by robbers or assaulted by members of the public.  Dollar General has… Read More »

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