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Workplace and Industrial Accidents
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?
Texas case law establishes that an employer has a duty to warn an employee of a danger when the employment is dangerous and complex or when the employer is aware of the danger and has a reason know that the employee is not aware of the danger.
Equipment failure is a common cause of on-the-job accidents and injuries. When it comes to equipment failing to function as intended, a malfunctioning nail gun can be just as dangerous as a faulty set of brakes on a company vehicle.
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