Under Georgia law, an employer has to have three or more employees to be subject to the workers compensation act.
An employer can opt in to the workers compensation system by paying for coverage if they have less than three employees.
If an employer does not have three or more employees and is not subject to the workers compensation act, they you must sue in civil court in order to attempt to address your injuries.
If you need to know if your employer has workers compensation insurance coverage you should visit the Georgia State Board’s website and look up your employer to see if they have workers compensation coverage listed with the board.
It is always good to speak to a Georgia workers compensation attorney if you have specific legal questions that relate to an on-the-job injury.
Be informed. Be aware. Be prepared.
Ty Wilson is a Georgia workers compensation attorney, with offices in Savannah and Atlanta, who provides free information to the injured and the families of the injured. Visit tywilsonlaw.com to order his FREE Georgia workers compensation “Special Reports” and to read his many articles and to watch his videos.
If you have specific questions for a workers compensation attorney in Georgia, give Ty at call 912-508-4711 in Savannah or 770-948-5454 in Atlanta.