Can Anyone Understand the Georgia Workers Compensation Code? The injuries you sustained in a workplace accident aren't the only new problems you have to worry about. In addition to being seriously hurt, you've also lost the ability to work until you heal, which creates an unexpected financial burden. When you can't count on a regular paycheck, those mounting medical expenses will pile up. Fortunately, you might be able to obtain some relief from workers' compensation, and we've deciphered the law on your behalf. Here are some basic eligibility-determining factors you should know.