Austin Personal Injury Attorneys' Blog

What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation

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COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is sweeping across the nation. As a result, businesses, airports and community services have shut down. These shutdowns will hopefully help slow the spread of the virus. Yet, many employees still need to go into work to perform their jobs. Healthcare workers, sanitation workers and utility workers are some jobs that cannot stop during…
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Why Sleep Apnea Drastically Increases Your Car Accident Risk

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Everyone knows that driving while drowsy increases your car accident risk. However, the connection between sleep and risky driving goes even deeper. A recent risk analysis study unveiled that certain sleep-related factors increase your chances of being involved in an accident. For example, obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk by a significant margin. Our Austin car accident lawyers discuss these…
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Workplace Safety Tips for Operating a Forklift

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Forklifts are a common sight in a variety of different workplaces, from manufacturing to warehousing and even the military. If your job involves operating heavy machinery such as a forklift, it is important that you receive adequate training and any necessary licensing. Workplace forklift training in the United States is governed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA…
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