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Workplace and Industrial Accidents
This particular client was able to pursue a Workers’ Compensation claim because he was injured during the course and scope of his employment. He was able to also pursue a personal injury claim because his injuries were caused by the negligence of a third-party – the warehouse employee operating the forklift.
Construction activities are inherently dangerous, and accidents and injuries can occur under a variety of circumstances. Some of the most common causes of construction site injuries include the following...
When you are sidelined from work because of an injury, you need compensation to keep your normal monthly bills paid and to pay the medical bills that you never expected to have.
If the employer knew or should have known of the risk of dangerous activities and hired the employee anyway, the company can be held liable for any harmful acts of the employee.
If a businessman is on a work trip only to be dragged off a plane and personally injured in a Chicago airport, can he sue his company for workers’ compensation?
You claim that as a result of your work injury, you can no longer lift or carry anything over two pounds without great pain. However, while you are out of work and receiving benefits, you post a picture of yourself holding your son, who is 30 pounds.
When you slip and fall at your work in Texas, law gets complicated. If you thought law was already confusing, it gets even more so. This is because Texas doesn’t require companies to carry workers’ compensation.
Only this time, there’s an added wrinkle: the driver of the other car was an employee of a company. Who’s liable? The employee? The company? Both?
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