Georgia workers’ compensation lawyers note more than 1.2 million lost-time work accidents reported in 2009

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a 9 percent reduction last year in the number of work accidents and injuries that required time away from work. Still, more than 1.2 million employees missed work last year because of an on-the-job accident. Our Atlanta work...

Many hazardous chemical standards a half-century old; Georgia work accidents from chemical exposure an ongoing concern

Exposure to hazardous chemicals is an ongoing concern and a common cause of Georgia work accidents. While the federal government is working to improve safety, even the Occupation Safety & Health Administration admits it does not have a firm grasp on the dangers of...