The mission of the Settlement Division is to fairly and expeditiously assist the Board in the review and approval of stipulated settlements and lump sum advances. The Settlement Division will respond to inquiries as to the status of settlements or lump sum advances, and provide “how-to” information to assist attorneys, employers/insurers, and injured workers in facilitating approval of stipulated settlements. Please keep in mind that we cannot provide legal advice or recommendations about the value of your workers’ compensation claim. We may be reached at 404-656-2929.
In addition, the following materials are provided to assist with stipulated settlement and lump sum/advances preparation.
Topics to consider when drafting a stipulated settlement, including templates for liability and no-liability stipulations.
Lump Sum/Advance Payments
Lump Sum/Advance Payments - Complying with O.C.G.A. §34-9-222