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5 Common Mistakes People Make When They Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
Have you been injured at work? Or perhaps you’ve had a car accident? Either way, you might want to consider hiring a lawyer. Attorneys specialize in one or more areas. Those representing clients who have sustained suffered physical or ...
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Understanding the Jones Act Law
They are more than 1.2 million employed in the maritime industry. If you’re a seaman, you must be aware of the protections you may have under the Jones Act Law. Do you know if you’re covered? Have you been injured working ...
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What to Know About Maritime Laws and Regulations
Are you one of the more than 13 million Americans that can attribute their employment to the maritime industry? An industry that generates more than $3 trillion dollars to the US economy warrants a specific set of laws and ...
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4 Mistakes Texas Workers Make After Getting an On the Job Injury
In 2018, Texas has had $356 Million in compensation and medical bills paid on worker’s compensation claims. Injuries on the job are more common than you might think. But many workers don’t know what to do after they get hurt on ...
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Did You Buy a Defective Product? Here Are Your Consumer Rights in Texas
Did you hear about the recent cases of exploding glassware? Were you or a loved one injured while using this product? If you suffered an injury due to this or any other product, you may be eligible for compensation. Some Texans ...
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What You Should Know About Texas Work Compensation Laws
In 2017, there were 2.2 non-fatal occupational injuries or illnesses per 100 full-time workers in the Texas private sector. This number is below the national average. But it still represents a significant portion of the Texas workforce. Like every ...
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Everything You Will Need to Know About the Federal Tort Claims Act
Imagine you get hurt because a federal employee did something wrong, but you don’t know what you can do about it. They are employed by the government, so who do you even report to? The Federal Tort Claims Act ...
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What is Duty of Care and How Does It Impact Your Case?
When we’re thrown into a situation with a person or business, we have an obligation to act responsibly and prevent harm from befalling that person. Different situations warrant different levels of caution, but there’s a general understanding that we ...
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4 Critical Steps to Take After You’ve Been Injured at Work
Every seven seconds someone sustains an injury in the workplace. This stat, coming from the National Safety Council, illustrates how important proper workplace safety is. And yet despite increasing safety measures, workers are still injured each and every day. ...
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5 Things You Should Know About the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
At one point in time, land-based maritime workers were not properly covered for work-related injuries. There was a grey area of shipbuilders, repairers, harbor construction workers, and more who found themselves in a Catch 22. Thankfully, along came 1927 ...
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