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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Judge Janice Askin

Judge Janice Askin
Division Director

The ADR section's goal is to provide the workers' compensation system with an expeditious and efficient alternative to litigation for the resolution of disputes.  By filing a Form WC-100 or Form WC-14, any party to a claim may request a mediation.  Most mediations conducted at the Board involve settlement mediations.

The ADR section currently has 6 full time mediators and 3 administrative law judges conducting mediations daily in Atlanta and in 14 other locations across the State of Georgia. 
The ADR section also handles motions and change of physician requests when a hearing has not been previously requested, attorney fee contract approvals-via Form WC-108(a), and other requests.

For more information contact us at (404) 656-2939.