Category Archives: Workplace Injury

News about workplace injury, workplace accidents, workers comp, settlements, verdicts and compensation.

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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If I Already Have a Workers’ Comp Claim, Why Would I Want to Make a Third Party Claim?

Austin workers comp lawyer Aaron Allison explains the difference between a workers comp and third party claim and why you would consider each one. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Workers comp only pays a portion of your lost wages. Workers comp pays most of the medical. Under workers comp, in workers comp provides an impairment rating at…
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Is It Illegal for Employers to Retaliate Against an Employee Who Was Injured on the Job?

Is it legal for my employer to retaliate against me if I suffer a work injury? Austin work injury attorney Aaron Allison discusses employee retaliation. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Under Texas employment law, an employer can’t retaliate against you because of an on-the-job injury. If an employer terminates you for being injured on the job, that’s…
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My Loved One Died on the Job? What Can You Do to Help?

After the wrongful death of a loved one due to a work accident, you need to speak to a lawyer. Austin wrongful death attorney Aaron Allison explains why this is necessary in the following video. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: If the employer is a subscriber to workers comp, the statute provides a lifetime benefit for the…
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What if You Are Injured on the Job and Your Employer Does Not Have Workers’ Comp Insurance?

Austin workers comp lawyer Aaron Allison discusses your options for recovering damages for your injuries if you are injured at work with no workers’ comp insurance. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Well, if you’re injured on the job for a non-subscribing employer, most of the non-subscribing employers will have what’s called an injured employee plan. It’s a…
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