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Ways to Prevent Workplace Accidents in the New Year

Every year, millions of workers sustain injuries while on the job. A large portion of these workers cannot return to work for an extended period of time. Instead, these workers must jump through the necessary hoops to ensure that they can receive worker’s compensation benefits. At the same time, an injured worker is also bad news for an employer. For…
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Widow Denied Workers’ Comp Death Benefits – Why?

Her husband died in a car accident while driving to deliver documents to his employer. But Texas courts have said that she is not eligible for workers’ comp death benefits. Why? The worker was employed with Bryant Electric Inc., an electrical contractor. As he drove to his office to deliver timesheets before heading to a worksite, he was struck by…
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How Do I File a Workers’ Comp Claim in Texas?

In Texas, employers are not required to carry workers’ comp insurance. This can lead to confusion for workers who are injured on the job and are seeking compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. Workers’ Comp To file for workers’ comp benefits in Texas, follow this guide: Report the injury to your employer. You should do this as soon as…
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Worker Dies in Williamson County Construction Accident

A 38-year-old Dallas man recently died in a construction accident in Georgetown. The accident took place at a pipeline construction site two miles off SH 29 between I-35 and Ronald Reagan Boulevard. The worker, who was working for Pumpco Pipeline Construction, was walking beside a large construction machine after placing a pipeline and covering it with soil. A man driving…
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What Are the Four Types of Workers’ Comp Benefits?

What exactly are the benefits that workers’ comp grants? In Texas, there are four major categories of workers comp benefits. Depending on the circumstances of an injury, the recipient could be eligible for any or all of these categories of benefits. Four Types of Workers Comp Benefits Medical treatment. These benefits can help cover things like doctor visits, diagnostic studies,…
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