How to prevent heavy equipment accidents

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. Construction sites all over Atlanta, Georgia, have heavy equipment in use to move materials, dig holes and make the job as efficient as possible. But, if not used properly, this heavy equipment can cause serious injury or death. Preventing heavy [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:15:20+00:00 December 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Do construction crews get enough training on burn prevention?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Monday, December 26, 2016. Burn injuries can be some of the most devastating construction injuries of all, requiring extensive hospitalization, painful treatments and long healing times. If burns are extensive, the burn victim stands a high risk of dying from the severe shock to [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:15:54+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA finds hazards at Central Transport Terminals in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, December 23, 2016. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found hazards in the Georgia location of Central Transport LLC. The hazards were found in locations operated by the company in eight other states. The investigation has gone on for several years at all [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:16:25+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Can chronic traumatic encephalopathy affect non-athletes?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy has made major news in the last few years, thanks to the controversy and legal wrangling that evolved from a 2011 lawsuit with a few dozen plaintiffs—all former football players—into a class-action lawsuit that stands to benefit more [...]

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How to prepare for workplace safety hazards

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, December 16, 2016. You cannot avoid workplace injuries all of the time, but your employer is legally responsible to do everything possible to do so. Workplace safety hazards are everywhere, even in traditional office settings. Here's how you can prepare for workplace hazards as [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:17:55+00:00 December 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

When does the clock start ticking for repetitive motion injuries?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, December 12, 2016. In Georgia, like many other states, you only have 30 days from the date of a work-related injury to notify your employer—otherwise, you may lose your entitlement to any workers' compensation claim for it. This rule has provoked a lot of [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:18:29+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia Power settles workplace illnesses complaint

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, December 9, 2016. Utility company Georgia Power has settled a workplace illnesses discrimination complaint filed by some 24 former employees or job applicants. The settlement reached is worth $1.6 million and was announced back in November. The complaint was filed against Georgia Power because [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:19:36+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA proposing standards for workplace violence in health care

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. There's a dirty little secret among health care workers and those providing direct patient care in the social service fields. These workers are frequently subject to physical violence by those they treat and serve. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:20:09+00:00 December 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 signs you may have a brain injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Injuries on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. While some careers are more dangerous than others, accidents can happen anywhere. Employees are expected to follow certain rules and procedures, but when the negligence of others leads to an injury that seriously disrupts your life, it may affect everything from your [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:21:00+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Construction accidents that can lead to spinal injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, December 2, 2016. Any accident that a construction worker is involved in can be a serious incident, but one that involves a spinal injury is especially frightening. A spinal injury isn't always something you can "bounce back" from with some medical care and [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:21:38+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments