In an article published in The American Lawyer on June 1, 2023, Martine Cumbermack discusses Swift Currie’s recent achievement of becoming Mansfield-certified, current talent management solutions and the importance of diversity in the workplace.
In an article published in the May 11, 2023 issue of the Daily Report, Ann McElroy discussed the differences between idiopathic and other work-related injuries as it relates to the compensability of a claim under Georgia workers' compensation law.
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Mike Rosetti discusses law firms’ billing increases and the importance of maintaining close partnerships with clients to ensure that higher rates correspond with the value of legal services provided in an article published in the Daily Report on April 24, 2023.
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The Alabama Department of Labor transitioned to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) for all state workers’ compensation forms as of January 1, 2023. This transition aims to streamline the existing system, increasing overall efficiency, reducing errors and eliminating the need for mailing physical forms, which can incur costs.
- 04.11.2023Georgia Legislative Update: Legislature Passes Bill With Changes to Georgia Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Procedure
The Georgia Legislature recently passed House Bill 480, which includes several substantive changes to both the law and procedure regarding workers’ compensation benefits in Georgia. The bill now heads to the desk of Governor Kemp, where if signed, as it is presumed it will be, will take effect on July 1, 2023.
Swift Currie, McGhee & Hiers LLP, is pleased to announce the appointment of Martine Cumbermack as Partner & Chief of Diversity. After helping to lead the firm’s diversity efforts for more than 10 years as Co-Chair of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, this newly created role empowers Cumbermack to continue her leadership in an official capacity.
In a March 31 article detailing takeaways from the 2023 Georgia legislative session, Bobby Potter shared extensive insight with Law360 about a wide variety of measures headed towards Governor Brian Kemp’s desk for review.
The Alabama Supreme Court recently issued an opinion establishing that cell phone use in an automobile can constitute “substantial evidence” of wantonness in Alabama. While cell phone use has long been a factor in case evaluation, this opinion shows that phone use (distinguished from other types of distracted driving) can support a punitive award.
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