Are holiday employees eligible for workers’ compensation?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, November 27, 2015. During the holiday season, many businesses in Georgia, such as retailers, shipping companies, hotels and restaurants, hire part-time, temporary and seasonal employees. These employees are essential to helping them deal with the increased customer traffic and business. Further, places like Christmas [...]

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Evaluating a return to work following a burn injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. A traumatic injury at work often requires taking time off for treatment and recovery. Severe or extensive burn injuries might require weeks to months of recovery, and it can be hard to tell if you're ready to return to work. At the same [...]

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Poultry workers are at higher than average risk for injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Animal advocates have long talked about the cruelty that animals who are consumed as food undergo on factory farms, slaughterhouses and industrial plants where they are raised and killed. However, the conditions for the humans who work in these places have [...]

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Fighting back against denied workers’ compensation claim

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, November 5, 2015. The workers' compensation system is designed in part to provide vital financial protection for people who are injured on the job. It gives them money to help cover medical care, physical therapy, lost wages and retraining for a new job if [...]

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