2021 Georgia Code
Title 34 - Labor and Industrial Relations
Chapter 9 - Workers' Compensation
Article 4 - Insurance of Compensation Liability Generally
§ 34-9-125. Insurance Policies Subject to Chapter; Approval of Policy or Contract Forms by Board; Exceptions

Universal Citation: GA Code § 34-9-125 (2021)

Every policy insuring the payment of compensation provided for in this article or insuring against liability for payment of such compensation, including all contracts of mutual, reciprocal, or interinsurance, shall be deemed to be made subject to this chapter. No corporation, association, or organization and no mutual, reciprocal, or interinsurers shall enter into or make any such policy or contract of insurance unless its form shall have been approved by the board. This chapter shall not apply to policies of insurance against loss from explosion of boilers or flywheels or other similar catastrophic hazards.

(Ga. L. 1920, p. 167, § 72; Code 1933, § 114-608.)

Law reviews.

- For survey article on workers' compensation law for the period from June 1, 2002 to May 31, 2003, see 55 Mercer L. Rev. 459 (2003).


As a matter of law, this section became a part of the contract of insurance as if expressly incorporated therein. Employers Liab. Assurance Corp. v. Hunter, 184 Ga. 196, 190 S.E. 598 (1937); Walker v. Bituminous Cas. Corp., 74 Ga. App. 517, 40 S.E.2d 228 (1946).

Cited in Hunter v. Employers Liab. Assurance Corp., 54 Ga. App. 197, 187 S.E. 209 (1936); Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Winters, 77 Ga. App. 550, 48 S.E.2d 918 (1948); National Council on Comp. Ins. v. Caldwell, 154 Ga. App. 528, 268 S.E.2d 793 (1980).



- 100 C.J.S., Workers' Compensation, § 875 et seq.

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