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Our Texas Personal Injury Attorney Discusses Accident Recovery Options

We want you to be as informed as possible when pursuing your personal injury claim. This is why we regularly post blog articles to keep you updated on the ever-changing laws, options, and regulations surrounding accident law. If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, come learn what our attorneys can teach you about your rights and claim options.


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5/25/2018
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Compensation for Qualifying Accidents Under the Jones Act

Maritime employers are obligated to provide seamen with a safe work environment. Employer negligence entitles these workers to compensation under the Jones Act.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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5/2/2018
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Surgery Required for Vehicle Accident Neck and Back Injuries

Neck and back injuries caused by vehicle accidents are frequently devastating, requiring expensive surgeries that lead to long recovery periods and lost income.

Category: Car Accidents and DWI Accidents

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4/26/2018
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Offshore Petroleum and Ship Worker Hand and Finger Injuries

Offshore workers are frequently at risk of serious injury to their hands and fingers, particularly when they become entangled in machinery, burned, or crushed.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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4/23/2018
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Injuries to Seamen Caused by Vessel Collisions

When ships strike each other or stationary objects such as docks and bridges, the collision can leave victims with devastating injuries, or even lead to death.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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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.

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

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4/13/2018
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Truck Crash Psychological Injuries

Most people associate truck accidents with physical injuries and property damage, but these collisions can also lead to long-lasting psychological problems.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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4/11/2018
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Truck Collisions Resulting From Negligent Hiring Practices

Trucking companies don’t always properly screen, train, and monitor the drivers they hire. This failure may result in a serious accident and employer liability.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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4/10/2018
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Causes and Symptoms of Common Whiplash Collision Injuries

Whiplash is a very common rear-end vehicle accident injury. Neck, shoulder, and back pain resulting from whiplash can be severe, with a long recovery period.

Category: Car Accidents and DWI Accidents

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4/5/2018
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Motor Vehicle Accident Claims and Negligent Entrustment

Negligent entrustment occurs when a vehicle owner lends his car to a driver who is unlicensed, incompetent, or reckless. This subjects the owner to liability.

Category: Car Accidents and DWI Accidents

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4/2/2018
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Risks Caused by Driving a Car on the Shoulder of the Road

Driving on the shoulder of the road isn’t just dangerous, it’s illegal in Texas. Doing so can block emergency vehicles, cause collisions, and lead to road rage.

Category: Car Accidents and DWI Accidents

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3/28/2018
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Trucking Company Liability for Accidents Caused by Drivers

Truckers are under tremendous pressure to meet delivery schedules, and sometimes sacrifice safety to meet employer demands. These companies can be held liable.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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3/28/2018
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Report a Vessel as Unseaworthy

Ship owners must provide their employees with a seaworthy vessel. Seamen have the right to report safety concerns, and they cannot be punished for doing so.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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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.

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

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3/14/2018
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Actions to Avoid After Your Truck Accident

When you’ve been injured due to a truck accident, there are serious mistakes you should take care to avoid in order to protect your rights.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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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.

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

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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.

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

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2/27/2018
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Gas and Oil Extraction Growth Increases Truck Accidents

The recent boom in Texas oil extraction operations has resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of accidents caused by large trucks and drilling equipment.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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2/27/2018
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Telltale Signs of Sleep Apnea

Truck drivers are at high risk of developing sleep apnea, and they may not even know they have the condition until their sleep deficit results in a collision.

Category: Truck Accidents and DWI Accidents

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2/27/2018
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Maritime Worker Ammonia Exposure

Refrigeration units are used on fishing vessels and at port facilities to keep harvests cold. Cooled by ammonia, these units can be hazardous when leaks occur.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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2/23/2018
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Dock Workers and Heavy Machinery Injuries

Heavy machinery injuries are frequently serious. Dock workers injured on the job can receive benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act.

Category: Maritime and Offshore Cases

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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.

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

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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.

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

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