Monthly Archives: February 2018

What is an Occupational Disease?

An occupational disease refers to a chronic health condition that was caused by your employment. Your job duties or work environment could contribute to the development of an occupational disease. Occupational diseases may include: Silicosis: You could develop symptoms of silicosis after being exposed to silica dust for an extended period. Silicosis is lung scarring caused by breathing in silica…
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Boat Accident on Lake Austin Causes Two Injuries and One Death

A boat accident on Lake Austin last month caused two injuries and one death. On January 23, police were called to the scene of the accident after receiving reports that two boats were involved in a head-on collision. First responders were able to locate two men involved in the accident, but a third was missing. One of the men involved…
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Did a Car Accident Cause Your PTSD?

More than 30,000 people in the US are killed in car accidents each year. Another 2,000,000 per year suffer injuries. It is widely known that car accidents cause physical injuries. Broken bones, burns, brain injuries and spinal cord injuries are possible outcomes after a severe accident. However, car accidents can also cause severe psychological trauma. The Department of Veterans Affairs…
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