Workers’ compensation in Georgia

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, October 16, 2014. Employees in Georgia may benefit from remaining more informed about the state's laws concerning workers' compensation rights. Workers' compensation may be described as an accident insurance policy funded by the employer to provide employees who suffer workplace injuries with income, rehabilitation [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:08+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA proposes fines against Film Allman after train death

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is holding Film Allman LLC, a production company, responsible for the death of a camera assistant and the injury of six other film workers in a Georgia train accident. The agency has proposed nearly $75,000 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:29+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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

Court win for casino dealer in workers’ compensation appeal

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, January 31, 2014. Georgia employees may be interested in a story out of Atlantic City, N.J., concerning an employee's workers' compensation claim. The employee has just won on appeal, allowing her claim to be paid by her employer. In September 2012, a dealer at [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:55:39+00:00 January 31st, 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

Workplace safety records may be made public

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, November 14, 2013. Workers across Georgia could find safety information on their employer at their fingertips if the U.S. Department of Labor is successful in changing the way companies file their safety records. The proposed rule would require companies with at least 250 employees [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:03:00+00:00 November 14th, 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