What are my responsibilities if I am injured at work in Georgia?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. If and whenever employees are injured on the job, they may be entitled to certain workers' compensation benefits. However, these benefits do not come without certain duties and responsibilities on the part of the injured employee. First and foremost, it is [...]

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Dangers of asbestos in the workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Many Georgia workers may already know that asbestosis is carcinogenic. Worldwide, 125 million workers experience asbestos exposure in the workplace, and the World Health Organization estimates that 107,000 people die annually. In addition, asbestos causes approximately 50 percent of all occupational [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:14+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Workers’ compensation in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Employees in Georgia may benefit from remaining more informed about the state's laws concerning workers' compensation rights. Workers' compensation may be described as an accident insurance policy funded by the employer to provide employees who suffer workplace injuries with income, rehabilitation [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:08+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Statistics on workplace violence and deaths

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, October 13, 2014. A study published in 2013 revealed that, in 2011 in Georgia and across the nation, violence in the workplace was the second leading cause of death while at work and accounted for 17 percent of workplace deaths for a total of [...]

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Mother denied death benefits for Georgia city worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. In Georgia, eligibility for death benefits associated with workers' compensation has specific guidelines. A case in which a Cuthbert city worker died in July 2010 due to work-related injuries points out how family eligibility is established. In this case, the man, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:57+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments