Workers' Compensation Claims in Georgia

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Feb 03, 2024 | 0 Comments

There is always a risk of injury at work. Of course, some positions are more prone to a workplace accident than others, such as a job where one operates heavy machinery. Georgia workers who are injured on the job may be entitled to certain benefits under the workers' compensation laws in Georgia....

Georgia Car Accident FAQ

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jan 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

At The Delashmit Firm, we get questions all the time regarding car accidents, liability, and filing lawsuits. Personal injury attorney Hunter Delashmit handles injury claims/cases arising from car accidents. Below, see answers to some of the most common questions. To get more specific information...

Georgia Workers’ Compensation – Willful Misconduct

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jul 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

As a general rule, the Georgia Workers' Compensation Act bars recovery of workers' compensation benefits where the employee's injury was caused by the employee's own willful misconduct. O.C.G.A. § 34-9-17. The employer has the burden of proving that the employee engaged in such willful misconduct...

Georgia’s “Dog Bite Statute” O.C.G.A. § 51-2-7

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jul 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

Under Georgia law, a person who owns/keeps a vicious or dangerous animal who, by careless management or by allowing the animal to go at liberty, causes injury to another person who does not provoke the injury by his own act may be liable in damages to the person so injured. Of note, Georgia law d...

Vicarious Liability for Car Accidents in Georgia

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jul 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Did you know you could be liable for personal injuries caused by an accident even though you were not personally operating one of the motor vehicles involved in the accident?   Negligent Entrustment Under Georgia law, an individual or entity is liable for negligent entrustment when that indivi...

Georgia Workers’ Compensation – Notice of Injury

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jun 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

The burden is on the injured worker to prove that the injured worker provided timely, proper, and sufficient notice, either personally or through a representative, to the employer in bringing a workers' compensation claim in Georgia. Schwartz v. Greenbaum, 138 Ga. App. 695 (1976); Mallory v. Amer...

Car Accident Insurance Basics

Posted by Hunter Delashmit | Jun 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

When one is injured in a car accident, various types of insurance policies may be available to help the injured party recover: Liability Insurance Under O.C.G.A. § 33-34-4, all owners/operators of a motor vehicle are required to maintain this type of policy. Liability insurance is known as thir...

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