Getting hurt on the job can result in deportation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, August 21, 2017. Undocumented immigrants hold roughly 8 million jobs in the United States -- and those jobs are often highly-dangerous and poorly-paid. Industrial plant work, roofing jobs and landscaping are among the many common professions that are open to immigrants who lack [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:30:28+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Chevron still being fined for safety issues after fire

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, August 4, 2017. On Aug. 6, 2012, the Number 4 crude unit at the Richmond Chevron refinery caught fire, sending 15,000 residents to the hospital. According to an investigation conducted by the United States Chemical Safety Board, the managers at Chevron failed to [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:35:25+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Recognizing the dangers of asbestos exposure

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, July 10, 2017. The dangers of asbestos -- a material once thought to be so perfectly safe that it was used in nearly every new home and commercial building as insulation and more -- are now quite well-known. Yet, people are still being [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:39:25+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Crush injuries present unique problems for rescuers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Crush injuries are a terrifying possibility for construction workers and industrial plant employees -- both of whom work in industries where large pieces of equipment are used and heavy loads of raw materials are frequently moved around. During a crush [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:44:03+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What should you do if someone suffers inhalation chemical burns?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Chemical burns are a serious problem in the industrial world where handling chemical compounds, solvents and acids is a commonplace activity. Employees can actually be seriously burned simply by inhaling the fumes of some chemicals. What can you do to [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:50:46+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How can forklift accidents be prevented?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Forklifts are convenient pieces of machinery that help warehouse and dock workers perform their jobs without burdening their bodies. Despite their convenience, forklifts are also very dangerous if not used properly. Employees who use forklifts should be properly trained and [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:54:41+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:58:18+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Many industrial jobs put temporary employees in harm’s way

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. A lot of factories rely on temporary workers to fill out their staff. Using temps to fill openings when more workers are needed is cheaper for the company and eliminates the need to lay off regular employees during slowdowns. Temp [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:02:53+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Firefighters battling cancer aided with new bill in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, February 3, 2017. A bill was vetoed by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal last year that would have allowed firefighters battling cancer to collect workers' compensation if they were able to provide enough evidence that their job caused the illness. The legislature is working [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:07:43+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration do?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Despite all of the regulations, inspections and reminders out there about workplace safety, some employers still don't get the message until they get a wake-up call. If their employees are lucky, that wake-up call comes in the form of a [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:11:57+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments