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Workplace Accidents

Independent Medical Exam IME

Do I Have To See The Company Doctor For An IME?

After a worker is injured in an on-the-job accident, the first and most important thing to do is seek out and receive appropriate medical attention. In some cases, the insurance carrier, your employer, or another party involved in your occupational injury may request you visit an independent physician to evaluate your injuries in an examination…

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Back Pain at Work

How to Prevent Back Pain at Work

No matter the type of job you have, the majority of workers (even the most sedentary) are at risk for suffering back pain at work. In fact, the financial cost to businesses due to employee lower back pain is more than $100 billion per year, including missed work totaling 264 million lost days annually. Whether…

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Texas Workers

Texas Workers Are Dying on the Job at Alarming Rates

Texas workers are forced to trust their employers to provide them with a safe workplace. And it is the right of all workers to have a work environment free from dangers. Yet sadly, many employers do not follow applicable safety regulations, leaving their workers to pay the price. Many Texans work in dangerous occupations. Construction,…

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Drones

Could Drones Make Workplaces Safer?

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are better known as drones, and these airborne robots can perform tasks that could once only be accomplished by human labor and/or heavy-duty equipment. And, when OSHA decides to use drones to do its own safety inspections, one has to wonder if the devices can help with day-to-day business operations as…

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Construction Accident Attorneys

Construction Worker Falls To Death At Splashtown

A Texas construction worker recently fell to his death off a structure at Splashtown amid preparations to reopen the water park next month. It’s set to open May 4 after renovations are completed. Six Flags, which owns and operates Splashtown, identified the man as an employee of metal fabrication company Trevino Industries. Workplace Fall Risks…

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Houston Workplace Accident Attorneys

Multi-Million Dollar Judgment Upheld For Workplace Accident Victims

Workers expect a safe work environment when they clock in for work each morning. Most of the time, a worker can’t even anticipate being catastrophically injured or even dying because employers are supposed to keep us safe, right? Unfortunately for some, the harsh reality is that not all work places are created equal and many workers have to deal with devastating circumstances.

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OSHA Violations

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2018

All workers are entitled to a reasonably safe workplace. No one should have to unnecessarily risk his or her life just to bring home a paycheck. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) works to inspect and investigate jobsites across the country to enforce safety protocols designed to prevent workplace accidents and save lives. Unfortunately, many employers fail to comply with OSHA’s safety regulations. According to OSHA, these are the top 10 violations of 2018.

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Construction Accident Attorneys

Why The Texas Construction Industry Is So Dangerous

There are many things about Texas that makes the state unique. In addition to being known as a business-friendly state, Texas is also home to a booming construction industry that employs thousands of Texan workers. Unfortunately, the construction boom came with substantial risks.

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