How can I keep my back safe from injury at work?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, August 18, 2017. A back injury can literally "set you back" years when it comes to your health. There are numerous Atlanta residents who are disabled and unable to work due to painful, back-related problems. In many cases, these kinds of injuries happen on [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:30:58+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Understand and avoid overexertion injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, July 31, 2017. Overexertion injuries aren't something you probably hear about that often -- but they should be. Every year, workers push their bodies past the point of safety or endurance -- resulting in chronic pain in their wrists, knees, necks, shoulders and other [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:36:24+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Report says Georgia can do more to prevent workplace injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, July 7, 2017. A recently released report claims that the state of Georgia as a whole can do more to help prevent workplace injuries and deaths. The report, released late in June by the National Safety Council (NSC), graded the state of Georgia at [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:39:56+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to prevent work-related traffic accidents

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Traffic accidents are an all too common occurrence on the roads of Georgia. Add in the fact that there are construction zones all over the city of Atlanta, and these incidents can become incredibly tragic. Here are some tips for preventing [...]

By | 2017-09-10T18:11:30+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Amputee sues over lost wages, right to work

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. An equipment operator who worked for the Georgia Ports Authority is suing for wrongful termination after his leg was amputated in an on-the-job accident and he was subsequently fired six months later. The former Port Authority employee was working in tandem [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:45:00+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

The injury risk nurses face while at their workplace

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Nursing is an inherently dangerous job. During the course of a day, a nurse may be required to help support a patient's body weight, be exposed to infected body fluids, spilled liquids and other potentially hazardous situations. Knowing what the most [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:45:27+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Injured Georgian workers find care difficult to come by

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, May 15, 2017. Georgia has a large industrial workforce -- but many of those who end up injured on the job are falling between the cracks when it comes to getting the care and benefits they're due from workers' compensation. According to the 2015 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:48:34+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

How to avoid and reduce workplace injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Workplace injuries are commonplace, even in the safest work environments. Training and educational programs for workers are the best way to avoid and reduce workplace injuries. By reducing injuries to employees, your company will reduce the amount of workers' compensation claims [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:53:05+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia highway workers receiving training on road dangers

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. One-hour safety stand-down events are training highway workers in the state of Georgia how to be safe while on the job. The programs are teaching workers how to spot distracted drivers, how to avoid flying objects and other debris. The program [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:57:47+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-10T17:59:21+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments