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Texas Legislatures Considering Workers’ Compensation Reforms

A Blue Bell worker who had been with the company for five years was disassembling a machine to clean it when the machine suddenly turned on. The worker, who was also a college student, lost three fingers on his left hand. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Blue Bell for having no program to lock out machines during cleaning…
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Filing a Third Party Claim After Suffering Product Injuries at Work

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Workers Compensation Workers compensation covers employees when they suffer injuries on the job. In most cases, employees cannot sue employers that offer workers compensation, but they can receive benefits for medical bills and some lost wages due to disability. However, some cases may merit a third party claim in addition to the coverage provided by…
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Examples of Third Party Claims

Our Austin Injury Lawyers Explain Workers Comp Laws When an employee suffers an injury at work caused by someone other than a coworker or employer, that employee may be entitled to benefits above and beyond workers compensation. When an employee from another company, contractor, non-worker or defective product causes serious injury, the victim may be eligible for a third party…
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