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The Most Dangerous Place for Workers May Be a Hospital

If you were to get hurt, your local hospital is probably the very first place you’d go. But while hospitals may be safe for patients, a recent report suggests that hospitals are not so safe for the people who work there. In fact, the report found that hospital workers, including

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Poultry Processing Plants: A Dangerous Employer

When it comes to dangerous working conditions, the poultry processing plants of Georgia are some of the worst offenders in the country. Workers in these plants are subject to myriad medical problems and injuries due to both unsafe working conditions and the physical demands of their jobs. Just some of

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Attorney John A. Snyder Receives Distinguished Rating

Attorney John A. Snyder recently received a “Distinguished” rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Martindale-Hubbell is a venerable legal directory, containing over a million attorney and firm profiles. Its directory rates attorneys on their ethical standards and legal ability as judged by their peers. A Distinguished “BV” rating is a widely respected mark

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Workers Compensation Rule Changes Effective July 1, 2013

There are several changes to Georgia’s workers’ compensation laws that went into effect on the first of July this year. If you are filing for workers’ compensation for an on the job injury that occurred after July 1st, it is important to take note of these changes. Mileage – Reimbursement

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How Long Will My Car Accident Case Take?

A car accident can bring your life to a standstill. Often while recovering you are left to ponder many difficult questions. When will you be able to go back to work? How will you pay for your medical costs and car damage? And there’s another question: do you need to

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What Jobs are Not Covered by Workers Comp?

Workers’ comp is supposed to be there when you’re hurt or injured while you’re on the job, to protect you from the many different problems that can arise if you are injured, like: Inability to return to work. High medical costs associated with injury. Long term therapeutic or pharmaceutical costs.

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Nerve Conduction Study Can Confirm Carpal Tunnel Injury

Many Georgia employees who suffer from a work-related repetitive stress injury find themselves having to retain a workers comp lawyer in order to obtain their benefits. Because unscrupulous individuals have tried to take advantage of employer benefits when their repetitive stress or carpal tunnel was due to some other factor,

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Responsibilities Under The Workers Compensation Act

If you are injured on the job in Atlanta, you’re entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. If those benefits are denied or you experience difficulty in obtaining what is due, an attorney can help you to protect your rights and obtain the remuneration that you deserve. But your Atlanta workers’ compensation

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