Falls remain the construction worker’s biggest killer

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, March 31, 2017. A 63-year-old construction worker nearly fell to his death from the scaffolding at a construction site at Auburn University. A piece of scaffolding broke, sending him falling about 15 feet. His head and back were injured during the fall, leaving [...]

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Georgia highway workers receiving training on road dangers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. One-hour safety stand-down events are training highway workers in the state of Georgia how to be safe while on the job. The programs are teaching workers how to spot distracted drivers, how to avoid flying objects and other debris. The program [...]

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Workers’ compensation stemming from industrial workers’ accidents

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, March 24, 2017. Industrial workers' accidents do not happen too often, but when they do, they can be serious enough to leave victims injured. Injuries can range from minor to severe, causing paralysis and even death in some instances. Some accidents can cause [...]

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What’s the difference between a sprain, a strain, and a tear?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. A lot of soft-tissue injuries occur on the job, especially among those who have to do a lot of heavy lifting, walking, carrying or other physical activity. How do you tell if a soft-tissue injury is something serious or not? What's [...]

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5 facts you should know about workers’ compensation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, March 17, 2017. From the first day you start a new job, you are covered by workers' compensation insurance, which your employer is required to provide if he or she has three or more workers. In Georgia, workers' compensation is a program that employers provide to [...]

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What are the laws surrounding workers’ compensation in Georgia?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, March 17, 2017. No matter the schedule you work, you will want to know you are protected as an employee of any company from injury on the job. Accidents happen all the time -- some avoidable and some unavoidable -- but employees still [...]

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Is the poor indoor air quality where you work making you sick?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. When the air inside a building is filled with pollutants, workers who spend the majority of their days there can end up very sick. Perversely enough, new and renovated buildings may actually have the worst air because they are sealed up [...]

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Determining if workplace illness is covered under workers’ comp

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, March 10, 2017. Suffering a workplace illness can put you out of a job for quite some time, if not permanently. People all over Georgia suffer workplace illnesses every year, even when they take precautions. If you are sickened on the job, it will [...]

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When should you consider a civil suit for a workplace injury?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. One of the benefits of being covered under workers' compensation is that you don't have to prove that you weren't at fault for the accident that caused your injuries -- your employer assumes the liability whether you were at fault or [...]

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Gainesville company faces fines in death of construction worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, March 3, 2017. A Gainesville company faces fines in the death of a construction worker this past fall. The company faces fines of almost $50,000 for failing to properly train the worker, equip the worker and support the worker. The worker died at a [...]

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