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How to Prove Liability in a Construction Accident

If you work in the construction industry and suffered an injury in a construction site accident in Texas, you might be wondering whether you can file a personal injury claim. To file a personal injury claim, you’ll need to determine the party liable for your accident.  If your employer subscribes to workers’ compensation insurance, you must file a workers’...

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How Much Is My Oilfield Injury Accident Case Worth in Texas?

Texas is one of the country’s largest oil and natural gas producers. While that means more jobs for Texans, it also means more Texans work in one of the most hazardous industries worldwide. Oil and gas workers face daily dangers despite safety training and strict standards. And they are more likely to be injured or killed in the course...

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What to Do If an Accident Occurs in the Workplace in Texas

If you were involved in an accident at work, you must take specific measures to protect your rights and ensure you recover fair compensation for your losses. Read on to learn the proper steps to take after a workplace accident. Getting an experienced attorney to assist you through the process is probably the best way to protect your rights. ...

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What to Do After a Mining Accident in Texas

For many, working in mining provides a rewarding and hands-on experience, unlike many other jobs. However, with that experience comes inherent risk. In 2020, the United States Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Administration reported 29 mining fatalities.  Although coal mining accidents and deaths have steadily decreased over the years, any surviving family member can tell you that a...

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Texas Workers’ Compensation Laws

Worker’s compensation insurance (workers’ comp) provides income and medical benefits to individuals who suffer a work-related injury. The workers’ comp system dispenses with long lawsuits and disputes over fault to deliver benefits swiftly to the injured worker to protect them from financial hardship and uncertainty.    What Is Workers’ Compensation? Workers’ compensation is an insurance policy held by your employer...

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How Much Does a Workers’ Comp Lawyer Charge in Texas?

Hiring a lawyer for a Texas workers’ comp injury is one of the most important decisions you can make. Dealing with the insurance company to get your wage benefits and medical bills is pretty confusing and frustrating. But you don’t have to go it alone. If you were seriously injured at work, you need to hire an experienced Texas...

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Walmart Employees and Work Injuries in Texas

Walmart is one of the largest employers in Texas, as well as in the United States. With 508 Walmart stores, 85 Sam’s Club stores, and 19 distribution centers, the company currently employs over 170,000 people in Texas. Because they have so many employees, there are thousands of Texas Walmart work-related injuries every year. Walmart employees work as cashiers, stockers,...

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Injured by Faulty Equipment at Work—Who Is Liable?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are more than 2.8 million reported workplace injuries per year. While many of these injuries happen due to falls or other common workplace hazards, many occur because of faulty equipment.  In 2020, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) listed unsafe machinery as one of the top 10 reported workplace...

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Impairment Ratings in Texas Workers’ Compensation Claims

If you have a work-related injury, you may have heard of “impairment ratings.”  You might be wondering what impairment ratings are and why they matter.  Impairment ratings (also called “MMI ratings” in Texas) are a critical part of every workers’ compensation case. The wrong impairment rating can prevent an injured employee from getting the payout they deserve.  If you...

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11 Signs You Need a Workplace Injury Attorney in Austin, TX

If you’ve suffered an injury after a workplace accident, you may be confused about what to do next. You know there are certain steps you should take, but you may not know exactly what they are. So you might be wondering, Do I need a lawyer for workers’ comp? In many cases, the answer is yes. The attorneys at...

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