Temporary employees seeing a rise in injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, December 27, 2013. After the 2008 recession, many companies in Georgia and nationwide began hiring temporary employees to work in their warehouses, construction sites and factories. Nearly 3 million people now work for the temp industry, but a study of workers' compensation claims shows [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:36+00:00 December 27th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA penalizes Ole for numerous hazards

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, December 19, 2013. The Occupational and Safety Health Administration recently announced fines against Ole Mexican Foods, Inc. for unsafe work conditions at their Georgia plant located just outside Atlanta. The fines total $151,030 and were initiated by a June inspection in which officials found [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:42+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia man dies in workplace accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, December 16, 2013. A Georgia Department of Labor spokesman said the agency is looking into a workplace death that occurred at Pratt Industries in Conyers. While operating a wood chip processing machine, a 31-year-old employee at the company was pulled into the machine [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:45+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Former Georgia sheriff pursues workers’ compensation claim

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. A workers' compensation lawsuit filed by a former sheriff of Dade County. According to the county attorney, workers must miss 30 days of work before they can start to receive compensation. However, the sheriff's case is complicated because the county paid [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:49+00:00 December 4th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments