Author Archives: The Law Offices of Aaron Allison

Impaired Driving: It’s Not Just About Alcohol

Drunk driving is responsible for one-third of the traffic deaths in the US each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drunk driving kills one person every 51 minutes. In 2015, more than 10,200 people were killed in drunk driving accidents. More than 1,100 of these victims were younger than 14 years old. Drunk driving is…
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What Are an Employer’s Duties on Black Friday?

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, an employer has a duty to protect their employees from recognized hazards that could cause serious injuries or death. Some employer responsibilities include: Providing employees with proper safety training for various situations, Actively evaluating workplace conditions, and Establishing health and safety procedures. When crowds increase, employers should enhance these duties to…
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How to Have a Safe Halloween in 2020

The excitement of Halloween can sometimes distract adults and children from the fact that there are major safety hazards on this particular night. During Halloween, pedestrian accidents tend to increase, especially for children. The National Safety Council (NSC) says that the risk of children having a fatal pedestrian accident increases over two-fold on Halloween. However, there are even more worries…
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Need to Reopen a Workers Compensation Claim?

Many of Austin’s employees can return to their previous jobs after a work-related injury. But those same employees find that once they are back at work, their injuries become aggravated by repetitive work activities. These activities create further damage to pre-existing injuries and may cause employees to incur additional medical bills. If you have a currently closed workers compensation claim…
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Have Auto Accidents Increased Due to the Pandemic?

Coronavirus has affected the lives of everyone across Texas. Schools and businesses have temporarily closed and many people are working from home. This has caused traffic on our streets to go down, but how has it affected traffic accidents? It may surprise you to learn that Texas still has a problem with auto accident fatalities despite the coronavirus lockdown. Since…
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