Construction workers’ injuries may be covered by workers’ comp

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, August 15, 2014. Injuries suffered by Georgia construction workers may be covered by workers' compensation insurance benefits, depending on the circumstances. In many cases, it comes down to the extent that the worker's employer is responsible for the injury. Workers' compensation laws do not [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:20+00:00 August 15th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Worker killed, 6 injured in Georgia film set train collision

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. On Feb. 20, a CSX train crashed into a film production crew that was shooting on a railroad bridge crossing the Altamaha River in Wayne County. The accident killed a 27-year-old woman who worked as a camera assistant and injured six [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:35:14+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Chemicals used in processing chicken could be dangerous

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, May 5, 2014. The poultry industry in Georgia is the largest in the nation with about 100,000 people across the state working in the field. The state produces 26 million pounds of chicken each day which helps add $28 billion annually to the state's [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:36:54+00:00 May 5th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Cold weather increases risks of work-related injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Saturday, January 18, 2014. Cold temperatures and fast winds can cause cold stress and related injuries for poorly protected outdoor workers in Georgia and throughout the country. Employers can go a long way toward helping their employees understand the warning signs of cold stress and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:19+00:00 January 18th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Allegedly blacklisted trucker gets $100,000 after OSHA complaint

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, January 10, 2014. Georgia truck drivers may find relevant the news that the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration instructed a Missouri-based trucking company to pay a former employee more than $100,000. The payment was ordered after the driver claimed he [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:27+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Garbage truck passenger killed in accident on exit ramp

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, November 6, 2013. An employee of the City of Atlanta Public Works Department was killed in a garbage truck crash along Interstate 75. The workplace accident resulted in another employee suffering from critical injuries. According to statements from the Atlanta Police Department, it is unclear what [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:04:44+00:00 November 6th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Worker injured in power line accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, October 2, 2013. On Sept. 24 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a 35-year-old worker was injured while working on power lines in Port Wentworth. The man was shocked while working on power lines in the woods near Bonnybridge Road as a subcontractor for Georgia Power. [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:05:06+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Firefighter sustains minor injury during shop fire

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, September 20, 2013. A firefighter was injured while recently fighting a late-night fire at a health food store located in Albany, Georgia. The fire, which investigators believe to have started near one of the store's electrical outlets, was subsequently confirmed to be electrical in [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:05:11+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia workplace accident smothers 2 in trench collapse

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The collapse of a trench at a construction site in Georgia killed two men who were trapped when the dirt wall gave way on Aug. 25. The workplace accident occurred during preparation for the expansion of an apartment complex. The Occupational Health and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:39+00:00 September 5th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia worker sustains eye injuries in trash blast

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, July 11, 2013. A Georgia refuse worker has regained his vision after he sustained an on-the-job injury while collecting trash. The worker's eyes were damaged when an oxygen tank exploded in the garbage truck. The accident happened in late June in Marietta. The collection [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:09:52+00:00 July 11th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments