Category: Workers Compensation

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

According to CBS News, in 2012 more workers died in Texas (433) than any other state. And the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that one in ten construction workers are injured every year; making it one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S, no matter whose survey you read. But when considering […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Some occupations bring more injury risks than others. In 2015, according to an article in Time Magazine, 4,836 fatal injuries occurred on the job, which was slightly higher than the previous year. And at four deaths per 100,000 workers, Latinos have the highest workplace death rate of any racial group. In 2012 – according to […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Around 80% of teens in the United States will work, in some capacity, by the time they graduate high school. Like previous generations, today’s teenagers aren’t afraid to join the workforce at an early age. Even while attending school, many find it necessary to put in several hours, at work each month, to save up […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

Construction is dangerous work, filled with potential hazards like moving equipment, demolition, and fall risks. Workers are required to undergo training and are supposed to be provided with adequate equipment that aids in safety. However, the protective equipment for head injuries – one of the most notorious injuries construction workers suffer – has changed little […]

Texas Work Injury Lawyer

The agency charged with protecting American workers was poised to score a major victory earlier this year. After decades of stagnation and legal battles, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) was finally ready to strengthen regulations that prevented exposure to silica and beryllium, moves that, by the agency’s own estimates, would collectively save nearly […]

Texas Work Injury Attorney

Texans are accustomed to the sweltering heat of the summer months. While the temperatures run the gamut from hot to astonishingly hot, we typically know how to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our pets from the heat. However, not all of us have the option of turning on the air conditioner when the heat […]

Texas Work Zone Crash lawyer

Construction is a part of life for Texas motorists. There’s literally no way of getting around it in a city like Houston, which not only has a seemingly endless number of roads that need repair, but also has a booming population that requires expanded roadways. Growth in Houston is good. We all want better roads […]

Hourly Worker in Houston TX

Have you worked more than 40 hours in a week without paid overtime by your employer? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), first enacted in 1938, establishes overtime pay, minimum wage, record-keeping and child labor standards affecting all workers – full-time and part-time – in the private sector as well as in federal, state, and […]

Employee safety should always be a concern for every business, but even at the safest companies, worker’s compensation or non-subscriber claims are inevitable. However, if an employer has effective safety measures in place, they will greatly reduce the risk of serious on-the-job injuries. It’s these companies that potential employees should focus on, because being hurt […]

Have you or someone you know been injured in a workplace incident? If so, workers compensation lawyers may be able to help hold your employer fully accountable. Employers and insurance companies don’t always grant requests for compensation; in fact, some have been known to reject them just because they don’t think you’re going to appeal […]