How Do I Report an Accident at Work? 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...
Who is Liable if You Get an Electrical Burn at Work? 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 com...
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 ...
How Dangerous is Oilfield Work? 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 ...
Rights of Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job Undocumented workers can seek compensation for injuries sustained on the job. Many undocumented workers in the United States work in agriculture and construction. These are often dangerous jobs with unsafe working conditions. Due to the fear of getting fired or deported, many undocumented workers don’t report their injuries, or seek prompt medical treatment. If you...

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