The Workers Compensation Doctor List

You need to know about the workers compensation doctor list to pick a good doctor to treat your injury

In Georgia, you have choice over which doctor treats your workers compensation injury.  To know what your choices are, you need to get the workers compensation doctor list. Georgia law requires your employer to post the workers compensation doctor list.  The formal name for this document is the “panel of physicians”. Many people have questions […]

How Long Does a Workers Compensation Settlement Take?

Many people have questions about how Georgia workers compensation settlements are approved and how long it takes

Georgia workers compensation settlements require approval.  This means that you and the insurance company cannot just agree to settle your case.  For a settlement to be official, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation has to approve your agreement. Many people have questions about how the approval process works.  In this article, I will discuss […]

State Board Changes Rules

The State Board of Workers' Compensation made changes to several of its rules in July 2015

The State Board of Workers’ Compensation publishes rules that govern the payment of workers’ compensation benefits.  These rules are used in addition to the Georgia Workers’ Compensation Act (Title 34, Section 9 of the Georgia Code). Just as changes are made to the Georgia Workers’ Compensation act by the Georgia legislature, the Chairman and Directors […]

Georgia Workers’ Compensation Forms – Medical Treatment – Forms WC-200, WC-205 and WC-207

Workers' compensation form WC-200

Insurance companies use many different forms in Georgia workers’ compensation claims.  The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation publishes these forms. Take a look at this article to get a general overview of workers’ compensation forms.  This article will focus on workers’ compensation forms that affect the medical treatment or testing you receive in your […]

What Are These Forms From The Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation?

Workers compensation form WC-2

Many injured workers contact us with questions about documents they have received in the mail from the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation.  They wonder what these documents mean and what it has to do with their case.  In order to help address some of these questions, we have prepared this series of articles which […]