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December 2016 Archives

Dangerous jobs at home and overseas

If you fall down a flight of stairs in Houston, you are just as likely to be injured as when a person falls down a flight of stairs on a U.S. military base in Japan, Honduras or Burkina Faso. If you are struck by a powered industrial truck in Texas, you are just as likely to suffer an injury as if you were struck by a powered industrial truck in Thailand, Germany or Afghanistan.

Are you sick from breathing toxic air overseas?

When civilians sign up to work in the war torn Middle East, they generally understand they will be in harm's way from enemy combatants. Many times the sluggish economy stateside prompts them to balance that risk against the better wages they'll earn as a military contractor. That extra money can support a family at home or help them get a leg up.

Workers' compensation claims may help injured workers

An individual in another state was recently injured on the job at a construction site. The workplace accident happened early in the morning on Tuesday. Fortunately, individuals in Texas and other states who suffer workplace injuries have the right to file workers' compensation claims, which can help them to address their injury losses.