On July 27 2023, a decision came out of the Court of Appeals titled City of Atlanta v. Sebastian. This was a workers’ compensation case where there were multiple doctors that treated the injured worker.
There have been several articles published recently stating Georgia is a “judicial hellhole and a thermonuclear corporate verdict hotspot.” These comments resulted from millions of dollars in high jury verdicts in Georgia.
The way the worker is first introduced to the WC system is generally through the Concentra, Urgent Care, Clinic route. I can state within a reasonable degree of accuracy that my clients find this initial treatment deeply off-putting and most of my clients have already heard stories about the company clinics as they call them.