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An insured was able to collect on his uninsured motorist coverage in addition to his workers' compensation claim in a recent Georgia case. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The Georgia Court of Appeals agreed with a trial judge that an insurer must pay $100,000 in uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage to a car wreck victim, even though workers’ compensation had already paid him nearly twice that.

Although the injured man did receive workers’ comp benefits for his injuries and some lost wages, that amount didn’t cover the full extent of his lost wages from the accident.

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