Cancer rates among firefighters higher than national average

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Thursday, October 29, 2015. We all know that being a firefighter is one of the most dangerous lines of work there is. We often associate that danger with the fact that they place themselves in potentially-lethal situations like burning buildings or are fighting a wildfire [...]

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Cause of scaffolding collapse still under investigation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Construction work can be among the most dangerous there is. That fact was brought home again earlier this month at the site of a building under construction. Scaffolding collapsed at the site of a new structure going up near Minute Maid Park, [...]

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Can your job make you more likely to get breast cancer?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Wednesday, October 14, 2015. When people think of job-related illnesses, breast cancer usually isn't the first one that comes to mind. However, a report that represents findings from a quarter-century of scientific studies found links between chemicals and toxic substances to which some women are [...]

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What should you do if you are a victim of workplace violence?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, October 8, 2015. There are some careers where people go to work every day with the understanding that they could be hurt -- police officers, security guards and bouncers, for example. However, too many people in seemingly safe jobs experience workplace violence. Just recently, [...]

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Why are younger workers sometimes at greater risk?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Thursday, October 1, 2015. Many people believe that younger workers are less likely to be injured on the job or suffer a work-related illness than older workers. However, for a number of reasons, younger workers can actually be just as likely, if not more so, [...]

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