As a general rule, any employer that has, regularly in service, three or more employees, must have workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
Georgia workers’ compensation laws do not apply to the following categories of employment:
- Certain employees of the United States Government
- Farm laborers
- Domestic servants
- Licensed real estate sales persons with written contracts of employment
providing for services as independent contractors.
Michael R. Sleister provides free consultations to talk to you about your claim, and you have no obligation to hire him just because you have received a free consultation from him. If you do hire him, then his attorney’s fees will be completely contingent upon and will not be paid until he recovers a judgment or settlement for you. *
The primary benefits available to an injured worker under the Workers’ Compensation Act are as follows:
- TEMPORARY TOTAL DISABILITY WEEKLY INCOME BENEFITS
- TEMPORARY PARTIAL DISABILITY BENEFITS
- PERMANENT PARTIAL DISABILITY BENEFITS
- MEDICAL BENEFITS
- VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION