FAQ: Benefits available for disabling conditions

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, April 3, 2017. Injuries and illness are a part of everyday life, but sometimes they are damaging enough to prevent the victim from returning to work for a while. This is a scary situation. Missing work time creates difficulty in supporting the family and [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:56:42+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What are my responsibilities if I am injured at work in Georgia?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. If and whenever employees are injured on the job, they may be entitled to certain workers' compensation benefits. However, these benefits do not come without certain duties and responsibilities on the part of the injured employee. First and foremost, it is [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:22+00:00 October 28th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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

Mother denied death benefits for Georgia city worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, October 1, 2014. In Georgia, eligibility for death benefits associated with workers' compensation has specific guidelines. A case in which a Cuthbert city worker died in July 2010 due to work-related injuries points out how family eligibility is established. In this case, the man, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:57+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia worker dies in accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, September 25, 2014. A 24-year-old man was killed on Sept. 18 when a top-heavy piece of equipment shifted when being moved at a Dalton, Georgia, company facility. The man, an employee of a contracting company, was killed when the equipment knocked him to the [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:52+00:00 September 25th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Answering questions about workers’ compensation

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, September 11, 2014. A Georgia worker who has been injured on the job may have concerns about how to obtain workers' compensation benefits. Additionally, there may be questions about responsibility in the situation. It is important to recognize that workers' compensation is the primary [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:43+00:00 September 11th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Death benefit denial for mother appealed

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear the case of a woman who was denied her late son's workers' compensation benefits. The woman was her son's only heir, but was denied his death benefit because she was not his dependent. The [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:32:59+00:00 June 17th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The importance of electrical safety on the job

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, April 21, 2014. According to a report by the Electrical Safety Foundation, electrical hazards cause roughly 4,000 worker injuries and 300 deaths annually. These types of accidents cause workers nationwide, including many in Georgia, to lose an average of 13 workdays per accident for [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:18+00:00 April 21st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Schwan Atlanta frozen food plant and others fined by OSHA

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The Atlanta facility of Schwan's Global Supply Chain Inc. of Minnesota, which employs about 14,000 people nationwide, was the subject of citations from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration that were issued to the company and two other local companies. [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:05+00:00 March 18th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments