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Why was this Austin Company Fined by OSHA?

An Austin company fined by OSHA is facing serious penalties after a workplace accident. Genesis Today Inc. is facing a $56,000 fine for safety violations after a worker lost a hand in one of the company’s machines. Injured in a workplace accident? Workplace injuries happen every day. Although many employees enjoy the benefit of workers’ compensation when they get hurt at work,…
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What Do I Do After a Workplace Injury in Texas?

The U.S. Department of Labor has sued a Spring, Texas-based company for violating the whistleblower provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Act when it retailiated against an employee. The employee complained that the company failed to properly report workplace injury in Texas. The lawsuit against Continental Alloys and Services Inc. states the company wrongfully fired the worker after she complained to…
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Does Workers Comp Cover Ambulance Fees?

Injured workers sometimes need to be transported by air ambulance helicopter due to their injuries. The transport may be from the scene of an injury to a hospital or from one hospital to another. In recent years, the number of fee disputes in workers comp cases over the amount of reimbursement owed for these transports has exploded. Air ambulance fee…
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OSHA Fines Companies After Texas A&M Equine Complex Construction Accident

After a June collapse at the Texas A&M Equine Complex that injured four workers, two construction companies have been cited for violations and fined by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), according to The Eagle. The four workers were injured while working on the Equine Complex’s 300-foot barn, which was under construction at the time. According to OSHA…
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Galveston County Lawsuit Claims 12 Companies Responsible for Employee’s Death

According to the Southeast Texas Record, court documents show that 12 companies face a lawsuit following a former oil refinery operator’s death, caused by on-the-job asbestos exposure. In Galveston County District Court, on November 4, the children of a former refinery worker launched the lawsuit against the defendants, among them General Electric Co. and CBS Corp. The deceased worker was…
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