Distractions can lead to construction injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, February 26, 2016. One of the biggest reasons that people are hurt on construction sites in Georgia is simply that they become distracted. They don't notice hazards that may otherwise have been avoided, and they're hurt as a result. This doesn't mean that [...]

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What is cubital tunnel syndrome?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Most people are familiar with carpal tunnel syndrome. It's a repetitive strain injury suffered by workers whose jobs involve spending many hours each day on the computer or engaging in other types of repetitive motions. However, a lesser-known RSI is called cubital tunnel [...]

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Georgia feed mill explosion kills 25-year-old worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, February 12, 2016. Federal investigators are still trying to determine the cause of an explosion at the JCG Foods feed mill that killed one man and injured five other workers in Rockmart, Georgia. The mill, located about 50 miles from Atlanta, processes chicken feed [...]

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As the workforce ages, employers need to make adjustments

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, February 4, 2016. As American employees reach what used to be considered the retirement age of 65, many are continuing to work. In fact, the number of workers 75 and older rose by 172 percent between 1997 and 2007. The graying workforce is partly [...]

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