2019 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Article 6 - Payment of Compensation
Part 1 - Medical Attention
§ 34-9-204. Compensation where death or disability caused by nonwork related injury

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-9-204 (2019)
  • (a) No compensation shall be payable for the death or disability of an employee if his or her death is caused by or, insofar as his or her disability, may be aggravated, caused, or continued by a subsequent nonwork related injury which breaks the chain of causation between the compensable injury and the employee's disability.

  • (b) It is the intent of the General Assembly that this Code section codify existing case law.


Ga. L. 1920, p. 167, § 28; Code 1933, § 114-503; Ga. L. 1998, p. 1508, § 5.

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