Posts made in March 2020

I Contracted Coronavirus at Work! Do I Have a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Morrison and Hughes Personal Injury Lawsuit Coronavirus

“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.

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How Do I File an Unemployment Claim in Georgia After Coronavirus Layoff?

Morrison and Hughes File Unemployment Claim Georgia 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.

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How is the Coronavirus Effecting Workers Compensation and Injured Workers in Georgia?

Morrison and Hughes Law Coronavirus Effect on Workers Compensation in Georgia

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.

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Remote Contact Points for Reemployment Services

For assistance with the following Labor Exchange Reemployment services, please use the following contact:

EmployGa Support

Rapid Response

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)

404-232-3500

Migrant & Seasonal Farm Worker Advocate

888-655-9340

Trade/TAA

404-232-3505 / https://dol.georgia.gov/email-us

Veterans

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