Why are musculoskeletal disorders so common in workers?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Thursday, December 31, 2015. People who work in construction and other physically-demanding jobs in Atlanta of course face the risk of injury. However, even people who sit at a desk for the better part of their workday can suffer from musculoskeletal disorders if they are [...]

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Georgia man killed in fall at distribution center

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, December 24, 2015. Tragedy struck earlier this month in Clayton County when a 27-year-old man died after falling in a Kroger distribution center. According to police, the worker was on a platform lift when he fell. According to a spokesman for the grocery chain, [...]

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Brookhaven Starbucks employees robbed at gunpoint

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. The past year, we've seen more of than our fair share of high-profile stories involving fatal violence in places where people work. The San Bernardino massacre at a non-profit organization in which 14 people were killed and many more injured is just the [...]

By | 2017-09-13T14:03:20+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Can you get workers’ comp for second-hand smoke exposure?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Wednesday, December 9, 2015. Fortunately for those of us who don't smoke, the number of private and public locations where lighting up is forbidden has increased dramatically over the past few decades. That's particularly good news for employees who were forced to endure the second-hand [...]

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Benefits for families of public service employees

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, December 4, 2015. When public service employees—such as police officers or firefighters—pass away in the line of duty, the family that is left behind often feels overwhelmed. Clearly, this is an emotional time, but the financial stresses that go along with it can make [...]

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