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 [...]

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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 is silicosis?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, February 2, 2017. All jobs come with their own set of risks, but some are obviously more dangerous than others. While injury and death are a concern on many job sites, the silent, slow effects of deadly diseases may go overlooked. Exposure to certain [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:08:29+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Can I get workers’ compensation for carpal tunnel syndrome?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Friday, January 6, 2017. Most jobs in Atlanta require the use of your hands. People who work jobs that require the frequent use and motion of their hands are at risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. The syndrome is a repetitive stress injury that is [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:13:42+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How social media could ruin your workers’ compensation claim

By Christine Reyes of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, October 31, 2016. You were injured on the job and filed a workers' compensation claim. The company you filed against will undoubtedly launch an investigation into your claim and, whether you know it or not, you are now living under a microscope. At this time [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:25:18+00:00 October 31st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Preventing falls in Georgia workplaces

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Thursday, November 13, 2014. While some jobs are more dangerous for Georgia employees, many construction workers are at risk for falls. However, employees who are required to walk on surfaces that are uneven or slippery, use ladders or work at a height of at [...]

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

What are OSHA’s safety regulations for scaffolding?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration enforces regulations to which every employer and employee in Georgia who works on scaffolding must conform. These regulations involve the inspection and the design and construction of scaffolds. Inspection regulations require employers to have [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:28+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Dangers of asbestos in the workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Many Georgia workers may already know that asbestosis is carcinogenic. Worldwide, 125 million workers experience asbestos exposure in the workplace, and the World Health Organization estimates that 107,000 people die annually. In addition, asbestos causes approximately 50 percent of all occupational [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:14+00:00 October 22nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Statistics on workplace violence and deaths

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, October 13, 2014. A study published in 2013 revealed that, in 2011 in Georgia and across the nation, violence in the workplace was the second leading cause of death while at work and accounted for 17 percent of workplace deaths for a total of [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:25:03+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

The risk of injury faced by construction workers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Construction workers in Georgia are likely to recognize that there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of on-the-job injuries. They face all sorts of hazards at work, including the risk of being struck by moving or falling machinery [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:37+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments