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Personal Injury

Texas Among the Worst States for ATV Fatalities

Warm weather and summer vacation means that individuals and families across the state of Texas will soon be taking to the outdoors for entertainment. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are motor vehicles commonly used for off-road fun; however, in Texas, years of fatal ATV accidents have solidified our state as one of the most dangerous in the […]

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Vehicle Accidents

Road Collision Fatalities Vary by Car Size

Several factors play into the severity of an auto accident. Variables such as the rate of speed a car was traveling and the size and weight of the vehicles involved vastly impact the ability of a vehicle to sustain an impact and protect its passengers. While drivers may prefer a particular vehicle size for many […]

Construction worker at risk for fall injuries
Workplace Accidents

Fall Protection: The Safety Standard Most Cited by OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the federal entity responsible for setting and enforcing protective standards for health and safety in the workplace, including fall protection – a set of standards and safety guidelines designed to prevent falls and fall injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, of all investigations performed annually, […]

Man welding at workplace
Workplace Accidents

What You Need to Know About Workplace Burn Injuries

Depending on your occupation, you may be at a greater risk for severe burn injuries than others. A report published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) revealed around 5,000 American workers suffer burn injuries each year according to reports filed with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Additionally, the American Burn Association […]