Coronavirus is disrupting everyday life across the United States and the globe. Unfortunately, this includes the coronavirus effect on personal injury claims, particularly regarding medical care for the victims of car accidents and work accidents.
“Can I file an Injury claim related to Coronavirus?”
For Georgians who catch the coronavirus, this seemingly simple question is actually very complicated. Our personal injury lawyers have laid out the following to help you determine whether you have a personal injury lawsuit worth pursuing after you are diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The COVID-19 outbreak has directly impacted many industries and their employees, with layoffs are happening at record levels. Here is how to file an unemployment claim in Georgia because of coronavirus.
If you are laid off, or your work hours and pay are reduced because of the coronavirus, you have the option to file for unemployment benefits in Georgia. This is true all over Georgia, including in the major metro counties of Fulton, Cobb, Clayton, Gwinnett, Douglas, Dekalb, Cherokee and Forsyth.
With the constantly evolving situation of COVID-19, there have been a few hot topics in the workers’ compensation system related to the Coronavirus’ effect on workers compensation in Georgia. To keep everyone informed and in on the conversation, we’ve gathered these topics and questions in a helpful Q&A format. For each question, we have also provided an expert tip from our workers’ compensation lawyers, which may help you deal with that issue.
For assistance with the following Labor Exchange Reemployment services, please use the following contact:
404-232-3530 / GaWARN@gdol.ga.gov
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
WOTC@gdol.ga.gov / https://dol.georgia.gov/wotc-email-form
Reemployment Services Eligibility Assessment (RESEA)
404-232-7458 / https://dol.georgia.gov/email-us
AG (Job Postings)
Migrant & Seasonal Farm Worker Advocate
404-232-3505 / https://dol.georgia.gov/email-us
404-232-3527 / https://dol.georgia.gov/email-us
Ticket to Work
Ga-TTW@gdol.ga.gov / https://dol.georgia.gov/ticket-to-work-referral
Minors in Entertainment
404-232-3260 / Childlabor_MIE@gdol.ga.gov