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

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

Tractor accident kills worker at a Georgia country club

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. On July 28, an accident at a country club in Stone Mountain claimed the life of a worker while he was maintaining the club's grounds. According to the report, the accident occurred at the bottom of a narrow incline on the [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:10+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

New silica standard set for 2016

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Monday, June 16, 2014. Georgia silica manufacturers may need to change their processes if the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has anything to do with it. The assistant secretary of OSHA says that a proposed standard is in the works and is expected to finalize [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:33:04+00:00 June 16th, 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

Accident at circus injures several performers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, May 12, 2014. Georgia workers may be interested in a story out of Rhode Island concerning a workplace accident at the circus. Eight acrobats are currently hospitalized after their suspension rig snapped and plummeted to the ground during a May 4 performance. At the [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:35:34+00:00 May 12th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA orders railroad to reinstate injured worker

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Georgia readers may have heard that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that Union Pacific Railroad is guilty of a retaliatory termination. The agency has now ordered the company to reinstate the position of a male worker and to pay [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:21+00:00 April 24th, 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

Springing forward to daylight savings increases work injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Georgia residents who have experienced feeling tired in the days after the switch to daylight saving time may be interested to know that they are not alone. Studies show that on average, Americans sleep 40 minutes less the Sunday night following [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:40:24+00:00 March 12th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments