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Texas Adopts New Workers’ Comp Regulations

Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Why You Need a Lawyer After an On-the-Job Accident Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that covers employees’ lost income and provides medical benefits if they are injured or become ill in the course of their work. In Texas, private employers can decide whether or not to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for their employees….
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Texas Laws on Workers Comp and Nonsubscribers

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Workers Compensation Laws Each state regulates its own workers compensation laws, and Texas is unique in that it does not require most private employers to carry workers compensation. Though many companies choose to subscribe to workers comp in Texas, a number of large firms opt out of the program. It is important for workers to…
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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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