How you report an accident at work depends on whether your employer has workers’ compensation insurance. Texas doesn't require all employers to carry workers' comp insurance – they are allowed to decide whether or not to participate in the Texas workers' compensation system or carry any insurance at all. Therefore, if you have been injured in a work-related accident, the first thing you need to find out is whether y...
The unexpected death of a loved one due to a construction accident sends shock waves through a family. It leaves a void in love and companionship, and often puts families in dire financial straits. This stressful situation prompts the question, “can I sue for a wrongful death in a construction site fall?” Although these tragic deaths are often called “accidents,” the truth is that many could easily have been avoided. T...
As with many workplace injuries, you may be wondering who is liable if you get an electrical burn at work? Much will depend on the circumstances surrounding the injury, but many times it can be attributed to the employer or a negligent third party. The last thing you expect or want to happen is a serious injury occurring while at work. This is especially true when it comes to electrical burns. So much depends on electricity...
Construction sites are dangerous. If you were seriously injured on the job site and are unsure what to do next, immediately call the lawyers at the Waldman Legal Group at 713-688-4878. Our attorneys will answer your questions and get you the help you deserve! Our mission is to fight for workers! Don’t let fear keep you from obtaining the help you need. Tell us your concerns, and we can help you make the best decision ...
It’s no surprise that oilfield work can be very dangerous. Oilfield workers are constantly exposed to heavy machinery, heights, chemicals, moving vehicles, and many other hazards. They must often deal with bad weather conditions, including high winds, strong storms, freezing temperatures, and intense sunlight. Many of them work long, tiring hours--in some jobs, oilfield workers may work 7 to 14 days in a row before getti...

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