Workers’ Comp

The Key Element of Workers’ Comp: Documentation of Any Injuries
In 2017, Texas private industry employees reported 183,396 workplace injuries. That’s 2.2 claims for every 100 workers.  When an employee gets injured, the priority should be to get medical assistance. Once the situation is under control, the next vital step is to document the incident.  Many employees overlook this ...
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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 state, Texas has work compensation laws. These regulate how employers ...
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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. What should you do if it happens to you? Read ...
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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 and the introduction of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation ...
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Worker’s Comp Denied? Here’s What to Do Next
Over 150 Americans are killed per day due to work-related causes. Another 3.8 million suffer from work-related injuries or diseases each year. Unfortunately, even if a working environment clearly led to an injury, some businesses are reluctant to provide workers’ compensation benefits. If you recently had your workers comp ...
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Why You Need to Consult with a Houston Workers’ Comp Lawyer
Were you recently injured on the job? If so, you’re not alone. In fact, in 2014, workers’ comp insurance covered over $30 billion in medical benefits, with another $31 billion in wage loss compensation. But how exactly does workers’ comp work? Should you let your company handle matters, or ...
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Hurt at Work: When to Hire A Workers’ Comp Attorney in Houston
In 2016, nearly 3 million employees in the private sector had a negative experience at their workplace where they were either injured or suffered a work-related illness. When a tragedy occurs at work, the effects can often be recurring. Not only does the employee experience physical pain, but they can experience ...
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