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

The most dangerous jobs in the U.S.

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Monday, July 7, 2014. Employees in Georgia may benefit from learning about the potentially fatal dangers involved with being at the workplace on a daily basis. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, there were approximately 3.2 deaths from workplace injuries occurring per 100,000 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:32:09+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia plant employee’s arm lost in workplace accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, June 26, 2014. A 27-year-old mam lost his arm in an industrial accident on June 21 in northwest Georgia at the Pirelli Tire North America factory, according to news reports. The report states that the man was working with a machine that processes [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:32:13+00:00 June 26th, 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

Work accident kills Georgia Pacific Cedar Springs mill employee

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, October 28, 2013. A worker at the Georgia Pacific Cedar Springs mill died from injuries she sustained during an accident at the mill Oct 16. The only detail released by the mill's public affairs manager about the workplace injury and death was that the injured [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:04:50+00:00 October 28th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA finds 17 Georgia Power safety violations

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, announced on Sept. 27 that they discovered 17 serious safety violations after investigating an industrial accident at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen facility in April. The safety agency added that they have proposed that Georgia [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:05:02+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Firefighter sustains minor injury during shop fire

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, September 20, 2013. A firefighter was injured while recently fighting a late-night fire at a health food store located in Albany, Georgia. The fire, which investigators believe to have started near one of the store's electrical outlets, was subsequently confirmed to be electrical in [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:05:11+00:00 September 20th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Workplace injury rates vary between states

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, August 14, 2013. Georgia laborers might be interested to learn of a recent report conducted by Allsup, a Social Security Disability Insurance representative, that highlights the differences of workplace injury and illness rates from state to state for workers in identical industries. The report [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:52+00:00 August 14th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Carpal tunnel may develop over time, but can be debilitating

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Sudden accidents at a job site or plant often make news headlines. Catastrophic events that occur unexpectedly have a certain kind of news value. But when it comes to workplace injury, a great number of people are injured over a period [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:13:01+00:00 May 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments