Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

Texas Adopts New Workers’ Comp Regulations

Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Why You Need a Lawyer After an On-the-Job Accident Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that covers employees’ lost income and provides medical benefits if they are injured or become ill in the course of their work. In Texas, private employers can decide whether or not to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for their employees….
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Stay Safe Walking Around Austin

Important Safety Tips for Pedestrians from Our Austin Injury Attorney This year has already proven to be a deadly one for pedestrians in Texas. There have been several high-profile fatal pedestrian accidents, leading the media, law enforcement and safety advocacy groups to draw attention to the importance of sharing the road safely. Since 2001, there have been 50,000 pedestrian fatalities…
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What Can Be Done About College Students Drunk Driving?

Our Austin Injury Lawyer Understands the Dangers of Driving While Intoxicated Recently, a university student was charged with two counts of intoxicated manslaughter for a fatal car accident in Austin, Texas. The student was driving at least 80 miles per hour when he hit another car from behind. This force pushed the vehicle into a head on, multi-car auto accident….
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Am I Working in an Unsafe Environment?

Austin Injury Attorneys Help Injured Workers The case of West Star Transportation Inc. v. Charles Robison et al. has come to a close after a Texas appellate court reaffirmed the plaintiff’s $5.3 million liability judgment against his employer, a workers’ compensation nonsubscriber. Robison worked for the Lubbock, Texas-based West Star Transportation, Inc. until April 2007 when he suffered a traumatic…
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