4799 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building J | Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044
When someone gets hurt by a piece of machinery or falls on the job, their injuries are obvious. There will be witnesses who see them get hurt, and it won’t Read More
When you get hurt on the job, your first instinct might be to just continue working. Bandaging your own wound or trying to work through the pain may seem like Read More
After your work injury cost you the loss of a limb, you began accessing the benefits of the workers’ compensation program in Georgia. According to the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Read More
Workers’ compensation is insurance your employer carries. The law requires your employer to pay the costs of this insurance and forbids passing it on to you. Some employers may decide to Read More
Working from home may have its benefits, but just like any other workplace, certain conditions could arise and increase the likelihood of injury. Your employer does not control your work Read More
Georgia workers like you deserve a safe place to do your job. This is why workplace rules and regulations are in place, too. Unfortunately, these regulations are not perfect and Read More
The law entitles the overwhelming majority of Georgia workers to workers’ compensation benefits if they sustain on-the job injuries. The workers’ comp system is no-fault, meaning the employer’s insurer must Read More
As a worker in Georgia, you have the right to a safe and healthy work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration oversees the creation and enforcement of workplace safety and Read More
No one wants to face a workers’ compensation dispute, but one way to avoid the stress of a pending court battle is to use mediation instead. In Georgia, the State Read More
Georgia is home to one of the largest trucking hubs in the United States. Hundreds of big rigs jockey for space with passenger vehicles on I-20 and I-85 daily. Due Read More
The State Board of Workers’ Compensation in Georgia oversees a number of programs related to workers’ compensation issues. The agency provides education, publications and posters and conducts seminars and conferences Read More
In Georgia, a settlement is an agreement with the insurance company to give up the workers’ compensation case you are pursuing and instead receive a direct monetary payment. Basically, the Read More
While industries such as construction are commonly known for injuries in Georgia, the truth is that workplace accidents and injuries can happen in any area. According to the National Safety Council, Read More
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4799 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building J
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30044
Margaret Gettle Washburn, P.C. is located in Lawrenceville, GE and serves clients in and around North Metro, Lawrenceville, Norcross, Grayson, Stone Mountain, Lilburn, Duluth, Suwanee, Snellville and Gwinnett County.
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