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  • What Is Duty of Care in the Workplace?
    What Is Duty of Care in the Workplace?

    Employees entrust their lives with the expectation their employers are providing a safe workplace for all. When this is not the case, the consequences can be deadly. This is why all employers and ...

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  • Can I Make a Carpal Tunnel Injury Claim?
    Can I Make a Carpal Tunnel Injury Claim?

    Carpel tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve—which runs from the forearm into the palm of the hand—becomes pressed and squeezed at the wrist, making the canal smaller and causing a nerve ...

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  • 40% of Oilfield Deaths Occur in Texas
    40% of Oilfield Deaths Occur in Texas

    While the oil boom in Texas has created thousands of jobs, it has also brought with it a staggering increase in the number of oilfield deaths. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas ...

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  • Texas Workers' Compensation Exclusive Remedy Provision
    Texas Workers' Compensation Exclusive Remedy Provision

    It is not common knowledge but Texas State does not actually require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you have been injured while on the job, before you can take any action ...

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  • Texas Oil Boom Causes Rise in Accidental Deaths
    Texas Oil Boom Causes Rise in Accidental Deaths

    While Texas’s recent oil boom has created thousands of jobs, the increase in oil production has had an unintended human cost. Since 2010, 270 Texas oil workers have died in fatal work-related ...

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  • Potentially Hazardous Chemical Plant Reopens
    Potentially Hazardous Chemical Plant Reopens

    A chemical plant owned by SunEdison – a company that produces silicon wafers for electronics – was rocked by a dangerous explosion last Friday (October 2 nd , 2015) that resulted in the injury of four ...

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