Flight attendants sue Boeing over toxic fumes

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The fact that the air inside commercial airplane cabins is impure is hardly news. However, is it actually harmful to the flight attendants who work there? According to four who have filed suit against aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing Co., it can [...]

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Insect-borne illnesses may qualify for workers’ compensation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Monday, June 22, 2015. When most people think of work-related injuries, they don't consider bug bites. However, for people who work outdoors, these bites and the diseases transmitted by them can become a real problem. Chikungunya is mosquito-transmitted virus that can impact outdoor workers here [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:19:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Workers’ compensation cuts are driving people into poverty

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Monday, June 15, 2015. Workers who are injured or made ill in the course of their jobs can find themselves in financial peril as a result. The consequences for workers who are already living near or below the poverty line can be particularly dire according [...]

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How can you help prevent workplace overexertion injuries?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, June 10, 2015. For many Georgia residents, going to work means spending the day doing physical labor. There are many ways to become injured in this type of job. However, according to 2012 data provided by the National Academy of Social Insurance and the Bureau of [...]

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Construction worker killed while building a Georgia home

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Tuesday, June 2, 2015. According to a local official for the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, falls are among the leading causes of workplace fatalities in this country. Most, he says, are preventable. In Georgia, this type of accident in construction sites accounts for "about [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:19:26+00:00 June 2nd, 2015|Blog|0 Comments