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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Injured Truck Drivers?

Trucking is a dangerous job. Between the risk of truck accidents and health conditions caused by sitting for long periods of time, you could be at risk of many different injuries and illnesses as a trucker in Texas. You will most likely have different recovery options when it comes to obtaining financial compensation for your…

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Truck Accidents

Is Work-Related Stress Covered by Texas Workers’ Comp?

Workers in Texas are not only at risk of physical injuries from their jobs. Employees can also suffer mental and psychological harm from excessive stress in the workplace or witnessing unusually traumatic events. It is important to note, however, that the Texas workers’ compensation system typically does not cover stress. In general, you can only…

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Workplace Safety

Common Causes of On-the-Job Injuries in the United States

Many risks and hazards can cause serious injuries and even deaths while at work in the United States. Sadly, not all employers take the safety and health of their employees seriously. This increases the odds of workplace disasters. According to the Texas Department of Insurance, there were a total of 178,600 reportable non-fatal work accidents…

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Workplace Safety

What to Do Following a Hit-and-Run Motorcycle Accident in Texas

It is against the law to flee the scene of an accident in Texas without stopping. Unfortunately, this is what many drivers do when they are too afraid to face the consequences of their actions. A hit-and-run motorcycle accident can be especially damaging, as a vulnerable motorcyclist may not receive the immediate medical attention that…

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Motorcycle Accidents

6 Signs Your Child May Have Suffered a Birth Injury

A birth injury can refer to many different types of injuries suffered by an infant before birth, during labor and delivery, or shortly after being born. It is a type of medical malpractice, meaning that a health care provider caused or contributed to the injury and the family may have grounds for a lawsuit. No…

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Personal Injury

Does Texas Have a Bicycle Helmet Law?

Bicycles are viewed as vehicles in the eyes of Texas law. This means that cyclists must obey many of the same rules and regulations as typical motor vehicle drivers. Bicyclists also have unique ordinances that apply only to them, such as bicycle equipment requirements and riding rules. Texas does not, however, have a law requiring…

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Bicycle Accidents

Texas School Bus Stop Law

School bus accidents are devastating and often involve vulnerable school-aged children. In an effort to protect students from being hit by vehicles when getting on and off of school buses, Texas has strict bus stop laws that all drivers must follow. Learning more about the school bus laws in Texas can help you ensure the…

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Personal Injury, Vehicle Safety

What to Look for in a Bicycle Accident Attorney

If you get hurt in a bicycle accident in Texas, one of the best things that you can do to protect yourself is to hire a San Antonio bicycle accident attorney. Your attorney will protect your best interests throughout the legal process. He or she will help you exercise your rights and go up against…

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Bicycle Accidents

What If No One Witnessed Your Work Injury?

If you get injured in a work-related accident, you may qualify for workers’ compensation and/or a settlement from a personal injury claim in Texas. A key piece of evidence used in most work injury claims is eyewitness accounts. If no one was around to witness your work injury, however, this does not mean that you…

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Personal Injury, Workplace Safety

What to Do After an 18-Wheeler Accident

If you get involved in an 18-wheeler accident in Texas, it can upend your life. This is a traumatic event that will most likely cause serious injuries and irreparable property damage. While it is normal to feel confused or overwhelmed after a commercial truck crash, it is important to take certain steps to prepare for…

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Truck Accidents

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