Worker’s Compensation

Workplace Injuries in Texas

gregJanuary 5, 2014

In Texas, the employer has a general duty to provide a safe working environment for its employees that can include such things as proper equipment, proper training and sufficient personnel Read More

Construction Worker Falls To His Death

gregDecember 4, 2013

In another tragedy at Texas A&M, a 25-year-old man working on construction of the football stadium died after a fall. The stadium at A&M University is currently being renovated in Read More

Injured on the Job in Texas?

gregJuly 17, 2013

We receive many calls from people who were injured on the job in Texas wondering what their rights are as far as compensation goes for an injury. There are many Read More

OSHA and Worker Safety

gregMay 6, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, also known as OSH Act, was enacted to help prevent workingmen and women from being seriously injured or killed on the job. Read More

OSHA and Texas Fatal Accidents in Oilfields

gregFebruary 22, 2013

A recent report indicates that at least eleven people were needlessly killed in fatal accidents in Texas.  According to the report, OSHA has indicated that had the companies followed OSHA’s Read More

Violence in the Workplace

gregNovember 14, 2012

Workplace violence is an issue that can no longer be dismissed as ‘something that happens to someone else’ in a place other than where we are employed. As incidences of Read More

OSHA and on the Job Injury

gregSeptember 24, 2012

I often refer to statistics and other information provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration when making a point about workplace safety. But most people have very little knowledge Read More

Most Dangerous Work- Driving!

gregSeptember 14, 2012

What do you think of when you think of dangerous jobs? Police? Firemen? Logger? Electrician? Certainly jobs in those fields are ‘fraught with peril’ but, surprisingly, the most dangerous jobs Read More

Fatal Crane Accidents

gregAugust 25, 2012

In a recent year a series of crane-related injuries and fatalities over a ten week period in 3 major U.S. cities caused a proactive response by a number of federal Read More