Category: Work Injury

Dangers Heavy Equipment Operator’s Face in Texas: Protecting Your Rights

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Whether it is the construction industry, a chemical plant, a manufacturing plant, or the industrial industry, heavy machinery is a normal part of everyday operations. Workers who are consistently near or working alongside these types of machinery understand that there is a huge risk involved. They are powerful and can be hazardous if operated unsafely, […]

Navigating Texas Work Accident Legal Claims

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Currently, there are over 800,000 individuals employed in construction roles in the State of Texas. In 2021, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 5,190 fatal work injuries in the U.S. with 20% of those being from the construction industry. If this trend continues, that means 160,000 out of the 800,000 construction employees may be at risk of being involved […]

Can I Claim Worker’s Compensation for Work Related PTSD?

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When you hear the words “workplace injury” and “worker’s compensation,” what comes to mind? You may think of someone who got hurt on the job due to faulty equipment, or who slipped on a slick area and hit their head, or who became seriously ill due to toxins or chemicals. What may not come immediately […]

What Are the Most Dangerous Jobs in the State of Texas?

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The job market in the state of Texas is highly diverse. From oil and gas to real estate and healthcare, this wide range of different fields has allowed Texas’s economy and population to boom. However, with the rise of employees in the state of Texas, the amount of injuries seen on the job has also […]

Worst Texas Plant Explosions

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When the United States went through the Industrial Revolution, its citizens and factory owners had no idea the magnitude of change it would bring. New products, new ways of using and producing energy, and major technological advancements took the country and the world by storm. With the increased demand for energy, power plants and chemical […]

Workers Compensation – Subscriber Vs. Non-Subscriber

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there were a total of 469 fatal work accidents in Texas in 2020. Out of those 469 incidents, here is the breakdown of causes: Types of Work Incidents Number of Accidents That Resulted in Death Incidents From Violent Behavior From Another Animal or Person 55 Incidents From Work […]

What Are the Most Common Causes of Oilfield Accidents?

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There have been great lengths taken to improve the work safety conditions for employees across many industries in the United States. However, there are some jobs, such as oilfield workers, where the intense labor and dangerous conditions can never be fully eradicated. Oilfield workers work around large equipment that has the power to seriously injure […]

What Should I Do Immediately After a Work Injury?

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Thousands of people get up and head out to work every day in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. While not many people actively have the thought of how a workplace accident can affect the lives of themselves and their families, the truth is, Texas leads the entire nation in workplace injuries and fatalities. A work injury can […]

How to Choose a Work Injury Attorney

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Texas workers face many additional challenges after being injured on the job. Not only do they have to focus on the hard work of recovery, but they may also have to contend with their job not offering worker’s compensation. Costly medical bills, lost wages, and additional financial hardships on their family can be a major […]

Top 10 Causes of Workplace Injuries

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According to the latest data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 888,220 nonfatal injuries and illnesses were a direct result of workplace accidents in 2019. This accounts for 2.8% of all workers in the United States being injured on the job. Many of these accidents could have been prevented if the employers had […]