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25-Year-Old Worker Dies after Falling at Texas A&M’s Kyle Field in College Station

On November 3, a 25-year-old demolition worker died from injuries he received after he fell four stories while doing renovations on Texas A&M’s football stadium in College Station. Texas A&M’s Kyle Field is undergoing $450 million in renovations to put in new grass and expand seating from 82,600 to 102,500. A statement from Texas A&M said that the young employee…
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Texas Worker Fired After Reporting Job-Related Injury to OSHA, Public Outraged

According to The Texas Tribune, on November 23, protesters gathered at a high-rise apartment project in Austin where an injured worker was fired after reporting the accident to OSHA. The protesters demanded that the worker, a 19-year-old, be rehired. “Texas is being built on the backs of workers who are injured, even killed on the job, or are considered replaceable…
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Kroger Employee Breaks His Femur in a Slip and Fall Accident at Work, Files Suit

An appeals court has ruled that a former employee of The Kroger Co. should be allowed to file a lawsuit against the grocer for a work-related injury caused by a slip-and-fall accident. Texas laws allow employers to not subscribe to our state’s workers compensation system, and Kroger (based in Cincinnati) is a non subscriber. The former Kroger employee worked as…
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Faulty Hose Causes Worker to Drown to Death, Family Files Claim

A lawsuit alleging a man drowned after being struck by a hose on-the-job has been transferred out of Jefferson County. On September 13, a judge granted the motion to transfer the case to Parker County in Weatherford, Texas. The deceased man’s family filed a lawsuit in February in Jefferson County District Court against National Pump and Compressor, Caprock Energy Services…
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Woman Claims Auto Zone Fired Her After She Sustained an Injury On-the-Job

According to court documents, a Fort Bend County woman claims an auto parts store allegedly fired her after she sustained an injury at work. The woman sued Azer Texas LLC, otherwise known as Auto Zone, in Fort Bend County District Court. The case was later transferred to the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas. The woman was employed…
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