Not all job injuries are compensable. If you have been injured on-the-job, there is a chance that you may not qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. There are several special groups of workers who are exempt from coverage under the workers’ compensation laws of Georgia. Here are some of the most commonly exempted categories:
Before you receive medical treatment for a workplace injury, be aware of your role as a patient and the benefits concerning the treatment process. You may be entitled to more than you are getting, so check out this list before the next big decision about your medical treatment and/or visit to the doctor.
Georgia law provides for three different types of money benefits, as follows: