Georgia plant employee’s arm lost in workplace accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, June 26, 2014. A 27-year-old mam lost his arm in an industrial accident on June 21 in northwest Georgia at the Pirelli Tire North America factory, according to news reports. The report states that the man was working with a machine that processes [...]

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Death benefit denial for mother appealed

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear the case of a woman who was denied her late son's workers' compensation benefits. The woman was her son's only heir, but was denied his death benefit because she was not his dependent. The [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:32:59+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

New silica standard set for 2016

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, June 16, 2014. Georgia silica manufacturers may need to change their processes if the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has anything to do with it. The assistant secretary of OSHA says that a proposed standard is in the works and is expected to finalize [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:33:04+00:00 June 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Injured film crew member files a lawsuit

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, June 5, 2014. Seven members of a crew were injured on February 20, 2014 when a freight train struck the Georgia location where a film was shooting. On May 29, a crew member injured in the collision filed a lawsuit against Gregg Allman, the [...]

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Chemical plant inspections not sufficient for protection

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, June 2, 2014. Georgia workers may know that the Department of Homeland Security maintains a database of facilities that store ammonium nitrate, a combustive substance used in fertilizer and explosives. The database covers roughly one-third of all sites that store the mineral and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:36:43+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments