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Liberty Mutual, Travelers, And Hartford Workers’ Compensation Cases In Georgia

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Every employer in Georgia that has at least three employees is required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance is meant to provide medical treatment and possibly income benefits should one of the employer’s workers suffer an on-the-job injury. Most workers going about their daily job duties are not even aware of which company… Read More »

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Intel Settles Lawsuit After Contractor Is Killed

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Intel recently settled a lawsuit related to the 2017 death of a contractor who was crushed inside of a large machine that he was servicing. According to the lawsuit, another employee turned on the machine while the worker was inside. The contractor was performing routine maintenance at an Intel factory when the incident occurred…. Read More »

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Third Party Administrators (TPAs) And Georgia Workers’ Compensation Claims

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If your workers’ compensation claim is being managed by a third party administrator, like Gallagher Bassett, Sedgwick CMS, or Broadspire, you may be frustrated right now. Your weekly check may be late, or it may not have started at all. You may be waiting for the physical therapy or the MRI that your doctor… Read More »

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COVID-19 Death Triggers Lawsuit In Philly

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Tyson was among the many companies to raise the alarm during the early stages of the pandemic that “the supply chain was breaking”. This is largely because outbreaks at Tyson facilities were common in the early days of the pandemic, and Tyson contributed several deaths to the growing death toll. Now, they are facing… Read More »

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Employer To Pay Restitution After Worker Misclassification

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A Massachusetts employer is accused of intentionally misclassifying tree workers on a landscaping crew as “low-risk” to reduce the company’s workers’ compensation premiums. The woman, who gained nothing from the deception, was allowed to take an Alford plea and there was no finding of guilt by the judge. The woman will be required to… Read More »

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Integrated Approaches To Workers’ Compensation Could Be The Future

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Carisk Partners, which offers workers’ compensation insurance to companies seeking to insure their employees, is developing a new approach to workers’ compensation services and coverage. They believe that treating the whole worker, not just the workers’ injury, is the key to a healthy and happy worker. They consider not just the injury and its… Read More »

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Manufacturing Robot Fatally Injures Woman Resulting In Wrongful Death

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A widower has been allowed to proceed with a lawsuit after his wife died on the job when a robot fell on top of her. The deceased was employed as a journeyman maintenance technician. The robot fell on top of the woman crushing her to death. Her husband filed a wrongful death lawsuit against… Read More »

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Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of McDonald’s Employees Seeks Safety Measures

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Legislation that is often used to shut down strip clubs that become too raucous is being employed by Chicago-area McDonald’s workers. The lawsuit is not seeking money damages but is an effort to enforce public health recommendations that have been set forth by health officials. The workers claim that Chicago-area McDonalds’ are not abiding… Read More »

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Taylor County Woman Dies In Workplace Accident

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A Taylor County woman tragically died in an industrial accident last month. According to witness reports, the woman was looking through the newspaper when a forklift driver ran into her, pinning her against the wall. The woman was conscious at the scene but later died in the hospital after going into cardiac arrest. The… Read More »

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Injured Worker Sues Railway For Negligence

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An injured worker has filed a lawsuit against a railway company after he was left seriously injured in a heavy machinery accident. The lawsuit claims that the company openly violated several safety regulations that would have prevented the accident from occurring. The 31-year-old plaintiff claims that the railway failed to provide employees with adequate… Read More »

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