Austin Personal Injury Attorneys' Blog

What Are an Employer’s Duties on Black Friday?

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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. These duties should be enhanced on Black Friday when…
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Do You Know the School Bus Safety Laws in Your State?

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Within the last week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Florida. Children were hit while crossing the street to board their buses and while waiting at bus stops. Although school buses are considered the safest vehicles on the road by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), how effective are the laws surrounding…
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Austin City Leaders Propose New Rules for Dockless Scooters

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Dockless scooters are a huge trend right now across the country. According to the City of Austin, there are nearly 3,500 scooters licensed to operate in various parts of Austin. In May 2018, city officials instated an emergency set of rules around dockless scooters when two companies released their scooters throughout Austin without city permits. Dockless scooters have been treated…
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