Legal Question in Workers Comp in Georgia

If you havwe a stroke at work are you covered by workman's comp?

Asked on 8/24/10, 10:11 am

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Under GA Workers Compensation law, “injury” and “personal injury” shall not “include heart disease, heart attack, the failure or occlusion of any of the coronary blood vessels, stroke, or thrombosis unless it is shown by a preponderance of competent and credible evidence, which shall include medical evidence, that any of such conditions were attributable to the performance of the usual work of employment.” Therefore, if you can show it's work related, it's covered.

Hire a good workers compensation attorney ASAP (give me a call and I can refer you to a few)

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Answered on 8/29/10, 10:34 am

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