Can you sue for a back injury you get while on the job at a construction site? The answer to this question is “maybe.” Whether you can sue for your construction site back injury depends upon the individual circumstances of your case. Here are a few instances in which you may be able to sue for your construction site back injury: If your employer does not provide workers’ compensation insurance If a third party ca...
How to End Your Medical Care All patients are different, so every injury treatment scenario is like a fingerprint. Regardless of how much your doctors try to shoehorn you into their treatment model, something about your case will be special. Your transition away from medical care should be tailored to your needs and your injury. This article will explore common questions that are unresolved at the completion of medical care, ...
According to the National Safety Council’s workplace injury statistics, a worker is injured every seven seconds. In Texas, employees who have suffered a work-related injury or illness receive the medical care they need and disability income through their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance if the employer carries workers’ comp. Texas employers, however, are not required to carry workers’ comp insurance. Emp...
As a biker, you may have already given some thought to what you should do if you are ever hit by a car from behind. Rear-end traffic accidents are very common. Often, if just cars or trucks are involved, they are “fender-benders” and not very serious. But as a biker, you have no protection if your motorcycle is rear-ended. Any wreck can cause severe vehicle damage, injury, and even death. If you or a family member have ...
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging test, or MRI, is performed at a hospital or imaging center. The patient lies on a tray, which slides into a tube, and after a series of very loud clicks made by a large magnet, a series of images is created. The images are read or “interpreted” by a radiologist, who writes a report that becomes the “official” result of the MRI. Unlike x-rays (which see bones), MRIs are particularly helpfu...

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