Category Archives: Workers Compensation

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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. These duties should be enhanced on Black Friday when…
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How Much Could I Receive from Workers’ Compensation?

Workplace injuries can result in extensive medical bills and lost income. Texas workers compensation can help you recover some monetary losses and arrange your medical affairs after a workplace accident. There are many complicated rules that apply when you file for workers comp benefits, especially in Texas. In addition, there are also different types of workers comp benefits in Texas….
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Austin Worker Injured During Trench Collapse

Last month, an Austin worker suffered injuries after a trench collapsed at his worksite. Firefighters rescued the man, whose leg was trapped underneath the trench. The firefighters have a station across the street and were able to respond to the emergency within minutes. According to Austin fire department officials, the worker was repairing a water line when the trench collapsed….
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