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Need to Reopen a Workers Compensation Claim?

Many of Austin’s employees can return to their previous jobs after a work-related injury. But those same employees find that once they are 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 claim…
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If I Already Have a Workers’ Comp Claim, Why Would I Want to Make a Third Party Claim?

Austin workers comp lawyer Aaron Allison explains the difference between a workers comp and third party claim and why you would consider each one. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Workers comp only pays a portion of your lost wages. Workers comp pays most of the medical. Under workers comp, in workers comp provides an impairment rating at…
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What Do I Do If I Am Seriously Injured at a Work Site?

What should you do if you are seriously injured in a construction accident? What are your options after a work injury? According to KXAN, the Austin Fire Department and Austin-Travis County EMS recently responded to an incident at the Flagstone Terrace Condominiums in the 6900 block of Deatonhill Drive in South Austin. A man in his 30s was working on…
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Breaking Down Income Benefits for Workers’ Comp

As we mentioned last week, there are four types of income benefits you can receive if you are unable to work due to a work-related injury. Here is a breakdown of these benefits. Four Types of Benefits Temporary income benefits are benefits accessible to people who have to miss work for more than seven days due to injury. You can…
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How Texas Workers’ Comp Rules Can Hurt Workers

In the United States, every state has laws requiring companies to provide workers’ compensation to employees who suffer injury while working. Well, all but one. Any guesses as to which? Yep. Texas is the different one. In Texas, companies are allowed to opt out of workers’ comp and write their own worker protection rules. And all too often, workers signing…
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