Fines upheld for fatal Georgia movie set accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Movie sets can be dangerous places to work, particularly when there are action scenes involved. Just recently, two people were killed and another was seriously injured in a plane crash during the filming of "Mena," a Tom Cruise movie, in Colombia. Last year, [...]

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Workers face dangers working on downed power lines, trees

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, September 14, 2015. With fall and winter in Georgia come downed trees and power lines. The workers who are charged with dealing with these problems face the danger of being electrocuted. Workers, of course, should have personal protective equipment that's designed to be worn in [...]

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Spinal cord injuries can cause a multitude of physical ailments

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, September 10, 2015. A spinal cord injury can be a life-altering event, resulting in paralysis or other limitations of mobility. However, it can also impact functions that one wouldn't normally associate with the spinal cord. The spinal cord carries messages that tell multiple [...]

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Lying to investigators leads to criminal penalties for contractor

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. As our readers know, when an accident occurs on a work site, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration sends inspectors to investigate the incident, determine the cause and if necessary, cite contractors and others as necessary for safety violations. It's essential [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:11:29+00:00 September 1st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments