On your way home from a party or a bar, police pull you over. They ask you to submit to field sobriety tests, check your blood alcohol concentration and arrest you for drunk driving. You go to court, pay your fine, do your community service and move on with your life. Sounds easy, right?
You might not work in an industry that is known to be dangerous, such as construction, law enforcement or healthcare. However, anyone can be injured on the job, whether they deliver mail, serve food or work in an office. You and other Georgia residents may protect yourselves by understanding the different ways you can get hurt on the job, regardless of what you do for a living.
If you receive supplemental security income, you probably know that there are income level requirements. Various types of income might qualify for calculating whether you are eligible for SSI.
Whether you were to receive money from a personal injury claim or a workers' compensation action, you could have options on how you access your funds. In Georgia, two of the most common options are called structured settlements and lump sum payments.