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Houston Personal Injury Attorney Steven Lee P.C., frequently posts important information regarding rights for injured construction, refinery, longshoremen, seamen and maritime workers, as well as car and truck accident victims. We represent clients throughout Texas in Jefferson County, Montgomery County, Matagorda County, Liberty County and Wharton County. Check this webpage regularly to read our latest blogs.


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5/18/2018
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Workplace Eye Injuries May Be Prevented by Safety Standards

Employers can prevent eye injuries in the workplace with the proper safety equipment and protection. Those who fail to do so are liable for worker injuries.

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5/12/2018
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How Standing Desks Improve the Health of Office Workers

A sedentary work environment can create health risks for office employees, such as diabetes and heart problems. Standing desks permit greater physical activity.

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5/12/2018
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Railroad Accident Risks From Train Derailments

Train derailments are serious accidents, frequently resulting in severe injuries or death. These tragedies may be caused by operator error or equipment failure.

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4/18/2018
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Construction Site Electrical Injuries

Construction site workers are vulnerable to serious electrical injuries, including burns, heart problems resulting from electrical shock, and even death.

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3/22/2018
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Independent Medical Examination by a Designated Doctor

When you pursue a workers’ compensation claim, your employer’s insurer may dispute your doctor’s findings, and request an independent medical examination.

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3/6/2018
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PTSD Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Physical injuries aren’t the only ailments that qualify for workers’ comp benefits. You may also be compensated for psychological injuries such as PTSD.

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3/6/2018
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Fall Hazards for Roofers

Construction workers frequently experience severe injury, and even death, when they fall from a roof. Employers are required to provide a safe work environment.

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2/19/2018
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Warehouse Injuries Due to Falls, Forklifts, and Lifting

Warehouses can be dangerous workplaces. Employees are at risk for everything from collapsing pallet racks, to forklift accidents, to repetitive stress injuries.

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2/16/2018
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Industrial Accidents Can Cause Severe Brain Injuries

Industrial accident victims sometimes suffer from severe brain injuries, such as hematomas, contusions, concussions, and skull fractures.

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1/11/2018
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The Risks of Benzene Exposure Following Hurricane Harvey

Due to the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, petroleum refining and extraction workers have been subjected to an increased risk of exposure to benzene.

Category: Construction, Refinery, Industrial, On the Job Injuries and Workers' Comp

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12/6/2017
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Non-Subscriber Versus Workers’ Compensation Claims

Workers’ compensation insurance is optional for most Texas employers. Non-subscribers may be sued in the event of worker injury, and damages can be substantial.

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12/5/2017
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Workers’ Comp Claims Caused by Workplace Mass Injuries

Industrial accidents sometimes lead to the serious injury of multiple workers. When this occurs, each employee must pursue his own workers’ compensation claim.

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9/21/2017
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Texas Workers’ Compensation Dental Benefits

Have you suffered a dental injury at work? Find out what your rights are and how workers’ compensation may help with your recovery.

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8/11/2017
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Falling Object Risks for Workers at Construction Sites

Construction workers are in great danger of being struck by falling objects on site. Before suffering an injury, learn your risks and compensation options here.

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8/10/2017
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Heat Stress and Overexertion Risks for Construction Workers

Overexertion and heat stress are the unsung enemies of construction workers nation wide. Before you succumb to their effects, click here to learn your risks.

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7/27/2017
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Industrial Accident Risks, Causes, and Workers’ Comp Options

Industrial jobs can be dangerous when safety protocols aren’t met. Before you become injured, read on to learn your risks and employee rights for compensation.

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5/19/2017
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Workplace Vibration Injuries and Recoveries

What is a vibration injury? Who is at risk of suffering one at work? What can you do if you’re hurt? Find out these answers and more here.

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5/18/2017
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Back Injuries From Heavy Lifting at Work

Heavy lifting at work can cause a serious back injury. Find out how and learn what you can do to protect your recovery if you’ve been injured.

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5/17/2017
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Compensation for Repetitive Motion Injuries at Work

It is common to suffer a repetitive motion injuries on the job, but far less common to receive compensation. Get the facts on recovery for these conditions.

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5/15/2017
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Sedentary Workers Likely to Suffer Long-Term Health Problems

Your job may not be inherently dangerous, but you can still be at high risk of injury. Find out why sedentary jobs have been linked to severe health problems.

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4/6/2017
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Neck, Back, and Spine Injuries From Workplace Accidents

If you’re suffering from neck, back, or spinal injuries due to a workplace accident, you deserve compensation. Here’s what you need to know.

Category: Construction, Refinery, Industrial, On the Job Injuries and Workers' Comp

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3/22/2017
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Amputations From Industrial Accidents

If you’ve been injured in an industrial workplace accident resulting in the amputation of limbs or digits, you deserve compensation. Learn about your rights.

Category: Construction, Refinery, Industrial, On the Job Injuries and Workers' Comp

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3/21/2017
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Machinery and Mechanical Injuries in Industrial Plants

If you’ve been injured due to a caught-in, struck-by, or caught-between accident in an industrial workplace, you’re entitled to compensation. Know your rights.

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3/17/2017
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Electrocution and Electrical Injuries in Industrial Settings

If you’ve been injured due to an electrical accident in an industrial workplace, you have rights that should be protected. Learn about workers’ compensation.

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3/16/2017
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Chemical Exposure in Industrial Settings

If you’ve been exposed to dangerous chemicals or toxic fumes in an industrial workplace, you deserve compensation for your injuries. Learn about your rights.

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