Category Archives: Workplace Injury

News about workplace injury, workplace accidents, workers comp, settlements, verdicts and compensation.

Workplace Safety Tips for Operating a Forklift

Forklifts are a common sight in a variety of different workplaces, from manufacturing to warehousing and even the military. If your job involves operating heavy machinery such as a forklift, it is important that you receive adequate training and any necessary licensing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) governs workplace forklift training in the United States. OSHA standards require…
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Need to Reopen a Workers Compensation Claim?

Many of Austin’s employees can return to their previous jobs after a work-related injury. But those same employees find that once they are back at work, their injuries become aggravated by repetitive work activities. These activities create further damage to pre-existing injuries and may cause employees to incur additional medical bills. If you have a currently closed workers compensation claim…
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If I Already Have a Workers’ Comp Claim, Why Would I Want to Make a Third Party Claim?

Austin workers comp lawyer Aaron Allison explains the difference between a workers comp and third party claim and why you would consider each one. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Workers comp only pays a portion of your lost wages. Workers comp pays most of the medical. Under workers comp, in workers comp provides an impairment rating at…
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Is It Illegal for Employers to Retaliate Against an Employee Who Was Injured on the Job?

Is it legal for my employer to retaliate against me if I suffer a work injury? Austin work injury attorney Aaron Allison discusses employee retaliation. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: Under Texas employment law, an employer can’t retaliate against you because of an on-the-job injury. If an employer terminates you for being injured on the job, that’s…
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My Loved One Died on the Job? What Can You Do to Help?

After the wrongful death of a loved one due to a work accident, you need to speak to a lawyer. Austin wrongful death attorney Aaron Allison explains why this is necessary in the following video. For more information, call (512) 474-8346. Video Transcription: If the employer is a subscriber to workers comp, the statute provides a lifetime benefit for the…
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