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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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