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What Are an Employer’s Duties on Black Friday?

Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, an employer has a duty to protect their employees from recognized hazards that could cause serious injuries or death. Some employer responsibilities include: Providing employees with proper safety training for various situations, Actively evaluating workplace conditions, and Establishing health and safety procedures. When crowds increase, employers should enhance these duties to…
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What You Need to Know About the Coronavirus and Workers’ Compensation

COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, is sweeping across the nation. As a result, businesses, airports and community services have shut down. These shutdowns will hopefully help slow the spread of the virus. Yet, many employees still need to go into work to perform their jobs. Healthcare workers, sanitation workers and utility workers are some jobs that cannot stop during…
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Can You Sue an Employer Who Isn’t Subscribed to Workers’ Comp Insurance?

Can I sue a workers comp non-subscriber after a work-related injury? Austin work injury attorney Aaron Allison explains in this video. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: The Texas legislature developed a special clause in the labor code called 406.033. Which is called the non-subscriber statute. What the legislature said was that all employers in Texas can be…
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Do I Need a Lawyer if I Get Injured on the Job and My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp Insurance?

Do you need an attorney if you are injured on the job and your employer does not have workers’ comp insurance? In this video, Austin personal injury attorney Aaron Allison explains how the system works. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: It’s a complicated process. It’s always best to have a legal professional representing you in a work…
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Are Employers in Texas Required to Have Workers’ Comp Insurance?

Are employers in the state of Texas required to carry workers comp insurance? In this video, Austin personal injury attorney Aaron Allison explains. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Texas is the only state in the Union which doesn’t require employers to have real workers comp insurance. About 47% of all Texas employers now are non-subscribers to workers…
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