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What Should I Do After A Biking Accident?

In April 2018, the Austin American-Statesman reported on a cyclist being hit by a motorist on two separate occasions. The cyclist sustained injuries but fully recovered. The incident happened in the Central area of Austin where bike lanes and other infrastructure protect cyclists. Although Texas Department of Transportation data shows that accidents between cyclists and motorists have decreased, such incidents…
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Need to Reopen a Workers Compensation Claim?

Many of Austin’s employees are able to return to their previous jobs after a work-related injury. But those same employees find that once they’re back at work, their injuries become aggravated by repetitive work activities. These activities create further damage to pre-existing injuries and may cause employees to incur additional medical bills. If you have a currently closed workers compensation…
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Understanding Common Causes of Fatal Construction Accidents

Construction workers are more at risk for serious injury or death than laborers in other occupations. Statistics compiled by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) show that 21.1 percent of fatal workplace accidents in the private sector occurred in the construction industry. During 2016, 991 construction workers lost their lives. Fatal construction accidents have common causes. OSHA recognizes four…
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