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December 2018 Archives

Keeping outdoor workers safe during the winter months

Because it is in the South, Georgia enjoys warm temperatures for many months of the year. Because many outdoor workers deal with the heat regularly, they may be unprepared to work safely when temperatures drop. In the winter, Georgia does get quite cold, and it is important for employers to know how to keep all workers safe when they must be outdoors. 

Who does the SSA consider an acceptable medical source?

Presenting credible medical information that proves you are disabled can make the difference in gaining approval for Social Security Disability. One of the things you can expect the Social Security Administration (SSA) to look at are the qualifications of the Georgia medical professional who has diagnosed you. If your doctor does not possess the right credentials, your claim could be denied.

Determining if Chapter 13 bankruptcy can help your business

When the subject of bankruptcy and business comes up, frequently people discuss Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 as options for companies when they fall on hard financial times. If you own a Georgia business and are experiencing financial problems, you may wonder if Chapter 13 bankruptcy has anything to offer you. Whether you can file for Chapter 13 will depend on the type of business you have.

What is the purpose of workers' compensation?

Workers in Georgia have certain protections under the law. These protections allow you to seek compensation if you're ever injured on the job. Harriss and Hartman Law Firm, P.C., can explain the purpose and various benefits of workers' compensation in greater detail.

Man claims his mother's death was preventable

When people in Georiga lose a loved one, they often experience strong emotions as they grieve and learn to cope with an unexpected loss. However, this process becomes increasingly traumatic for people whose loved one passed away in conditions that were the result of another person's carelessness, recklessness or general disregard to another person's safety and comfort.