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Is It Illegal for Employers to Retaliate Against an Employee Who Was Injured on the Job?

Is it legal for my employer to retaliate against me if I suffer a work injury? Austin work injury attorney Aaron Allison discusses employee retaliation. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Under Texas employment law, an employer can’t retaliate against you because of an on-the-job injury. If an employer terminates you for being injured on the job, that’s…
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Texas Construction Companies Take Steps to Protect Injured Workers

We’ve written in the past about ways that changes to workers’ compensation laws have been hurting injured workers. Now let’s talk about how some Texas companies are voluntarily changing things for the better. Construction workers have shockingly little protection from work injury. According to Mike Holland, the chief operating officer of a major Houston contractor and vice chairman of the…
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Workers Injured in Explosion at Texas Chemical Plant

Last week, a large fire broke out after an explosion at a Pasadena petrochemical refinery shut down the Houston Ship Channel and injured a worker. The Houston Press calls this plant the “petrochemical epicenter” as it refines approximately 100,000 barrels of crude oil daily into jet fuel, diesel fuel or gasoline. That said, the fire was rather large and disturbed…
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Workers Comp and Employees of Nonsubscribing Health Care Providers

Our Austin Injury Attorney Represents Victims of Injuries On the Job When we consider employees in need of workers compensation, we often think about those who handle machinery or heavy equipment that can cause harm if the work environment is unsafe. However, health care provider employees suffer a large percentage of work-related injuries in the state, and they need the…
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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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