Determining Proper Jurisdiction in Occupational Disease Claims

By: Tyler Jones, Esq.

With injuries such as mesothelioma and other long term “occupational disease” injuries, it can be difficult to pinpoint when and where a potentially compensable injury may have originated for purposes of a […]

Georgia Effectively Curbing Opioid Prescriptions in Workers’ Compensation Cases

By: Tyler Jones, Esq.

It is rare to read a good report regarding the opioid crisis, but according to two recent studies, Georgia is included in a list of states that are effectively managing opioids by […]

2018 Georgia Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule: No significant changes although dental fee schedule now available

By: Jennifer Smith, Esq.

The 2018 Georgia Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule has just been released (the fee schedule is updated annually and published every April) and the most significant change is that the first Dental Fee […]

Telemedicine on the rise but not adopted in the Georgia Fee Schedule…yet

By: Jennifer M. Smith, Esq.

Telemedicine, or “telehealth,” has a promising future in the workers’ compensation arena. More providers are offering these services, (notably Concentra and U.S. Healthworks launched telemedicine programs last year), and the prevailing […]

Making your WC forms stick: how to take full advantage of Board forms

By: Jennifer M. Smith, Esq.

For insurance adjusters, being assigned Georgia workers’ compensation claims means getting very, very familiar with forms. Forms are big in Georgia. Adjusters not only need to know which form to use […]

Georgia 2018 Legislative Update

By: Alissa C. Atkins, Esq.

Nineteen days into the 2018 legislative session, only a few bills have been submitted that pertain to workers’ compensation law. At this point, no bill has been submitted to increase the […]

KDA Welcomes Belinda Be and Jarrett Babb

We are pleased to welcome Belinda Be as our newest associate and Jarrett Babb as our law clerk.

Belinda concentrates her practice in the area of workers’ compensation defense, representing employers, insurers and third party administrators […]

2017 – It’s been a great year

This year we celebrated KDA’s 10th anniversary. It is also my 25th year representing employer and insurers/TPAs in comp claims. We would not be able to do what we do without you, our clients. I […]

Lunch Call Podcast #2: The WC-240

Alissa Atkins explains everything there is to know about the WC-240

Arguments For Changing the System: Complaints by Both Sides

by Nathaniel Hofman, Esq.

One of the more interactive panels involved defense and claimant attorneys discussing aspects of the law each side would change if they could. In a nutshell, attorneys for claimants want the compensation […]