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Recent Refinery Explosion Injures 37; Latest in a Series of Petrochemical Accidents This Year

An explosion at a Texas oil refinery July 31 left 37 people injured and people in the state wondering why so many petrochemical fires and explosions have happened so frequently this year. The July 31 explosion at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Baypo...

Employers are responsible for maintaining safe working conditions

Employers have a legal obligation to keep their workplaces safe. When they do not, they can end up with not only citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, but could also end up facing personal injury lawsuits from injured empl...

Are third-party claims possible in Texas after a work injury?

As we mentioned in a previous blog post, not all employers in Texas are required to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage. However, for those who are hurt on the job, there are still compensation options. In this post, we are going to focus ...