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Can I Receive Workers Compensation If My Injury Resulted From Employee Misconduct

Usually an employee cannot be compensated if he or she was engaging in misconduct at the time of his or her injury; however, there are some exceptions to this rule, so you should consult with an Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney if you’re not sure whether you can be compensated for your injury.  Some examples of employee misconduct include fighting, horseplay, and intoxication due to drugs or alcohol.

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