The ten deadliest jobs in America

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, August 27, 2013. Thousands of workers in Georgia and across the United States suffered from fatal work-related injuries each year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics' National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries reports that fatalities over the last five years have increased. Ten professions have [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:43+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia industrial accident probed after 2 men hurt in explosion

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. An explosion at a South Georgia hazardous waste plant landed two men in the hospital and left investigators with a lot of unanswered questions. Authorities looking into the cause of the industrial accident traveled to Florida, where the men were in guarded [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:48+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Workplace injury rates vary between states

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Georgia laborers might be interested to learn of a recent report conducted by Allsup, a Social Security Disability Insurance representative, that highlights the differences of workplace injury and illness rates from state to state for workers in identical industries. The report [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:52+00:00 August 14th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Health care workers suffer most job-related injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, August 9, 2013. Georgia health care workers may take an interest in a report issued by a national advocacy nonprofit showing that health care workers sustain more workplace injuries and illnesses than workers in any other industry. According to the report, the workers' injuries could be [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:56+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Changes to Georgia’s workers’ comp to go into effect

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, August 2, 2013. On July 1, some rules changed regarding workers' compensation laws in Georgia. The benefits that workers receive will go up although the length of time they will receive the payouts will shorten under a bill that the governor signed. Exact figures [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:59+00:00 August 2nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments