Coal miners getting easier access to benefits

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Georgia residents who work in coal mines may find it easier to get benefits as a result of changes to federal black lung rules recently announced by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Program. According to the announcement, [...]

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Firefighter sustains minor injury during shop fire

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, September 20, 2013. A firefighter was injured while recently fighting a late-night fire at a health food store located in Albany, Georgia. The fire, which investigators believe to have started near one of the store's electrical outlets, was subsequently confirmed to be electrical in [...]

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Georgia company facing OSHA fines

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. A Marietta company that provides architectural millwork and turnkey framing services has been fined $42,120 for several alleged health and safety violations. The agency began its inspection of the company in April as part of a targeting program that focuses resources [...]

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Georgia workplace accident smothers 2 in trench collapse

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The collapse of a trench at a construction site in Georgia killed two men who were trapped when the dirt wall gave way on Aug. 25. The workplace accident occurred during preparation for the expansion of an apartment complex. The Occupational Health and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:39+00:00 September 5th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments