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What Businesses in Texas are Workers Comp Nonsubscribers?

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Assist with Workers Compensation Claims Texas law permits employers to opt out of workers compensation, often in favor of alternative policies. These companies, known as nonsubscribers, often provide limited or no benefits to their injured and disabled employees, but injured employees may sue these nonsubscribing employers to receive compensation. Employees of companies that have workers compensation…
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One worker burned in Texas oil-tank explosion

Many Texas workers are at risk of on-the-job injuries that can lead to costly medical expenses, lost wages and other serious consequences such as temporary or permanent disability. Injured employees should check to see whether they qualify for workers’ compensation benefits or nonsubscriber benefit plans that can be used to reimburse medical expenses and other related losses. A recent early…
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Data says more Texas work-related injuries happen in August

People in Austin, Texas, rely on their jobs as their basic source of household income. Experienced Austin workplace accident attorneys know that employers are responsible for ensuring a safe workplace for their employees, as work-related injuries can cause financial problems for both the employees and the employers. According to Travelers.com, August has the highest reported number of on-the-job injuries based on claims…
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Work-related injuries under scrutiny after Texas plant explosion

For many Austin, Texas, residents, the tragic explosion of a West, Texas, fertilizer plant is one of the most tragic workplace accidents across the United States. The 30 thousand tons of fertilizer exploded and shook the ground with a 2.1 magnitude on the Richter scale. The incident claimed 15 lives, 12 of them firefighters. The history of workplace violations of…
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Texas workers injured in workplace accident

Construction work has its risks but sometimes that risk is more than workers bargained for. Four workers were seriously injured when a barn frame under construction at a Texas university collapsed. Austin workplace accident attorneys have seen similar accidents in the construction business and workers compensation is generally available in those cases. The four workers were part of a construction crew that…
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