Teenage Boys Die In Grain Entrapment Accident

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If you have a loved one who has suffered or has died because of employer negligence, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann. Every year workers die in grain bins in unsafe working conditions. In 2010 there were 51 accidents and 26 deaths, some of these deaths were teenagers and boys who should not … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Back Injuries At Work: Types of Spinal Injuries

A Workers’ compensation attorney can assist you in properly filing a claim. Injuries to the back and spine can be incredibly painful. Some are more serious than others and require extensive treatment, while others respond well to rest and other conservative treatment methods. If you experience a back/spinal injury while at work, notify your employer … Read more

Updated: September 7, 2016

Repetitive Tasks: Workers At Risk Of Elbow Injury

Some elbow injuries from repetitive motions can be avoided by using more ergonomic equipment.  Workers who perform repetitive activities are at a greater risk for elbow injuries. While anyone can sustain an elbow injury at work from an accident, when you perform repetitive activities like grasping or lifting, you are at a heightened risk of … Read more

Updated: January 29, 2017

Widow Sues Texas Industries For Work-Related Death

Contacting a workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible after an accident is the best way to protect your rights. A Fort Worth, Texas woman is suing her husband’s former employer, Texas Industries, for administering a drug test and apparently waiting hours before calling 911 after he had an accident while at work. Texas Industries … Read more

Updated: July 27, 2021

Occupational Diseases Vs. Occupational Injuries

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Many claims are denied on the grounds that there is no specific event that can be pinpointed as the cause of the injury. Occupational diseases are different from occupational injuries, though they can oftentimes be referred to interchangeably. The term “occupational injury” can be used to refer to any injury or condition resulting from conditions … Read more

Updated: February 12, 2021

Slip and Fall Accidents On The Job

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If you experience a fall while at work, you should follow normal procedures for filing a workers compensation claim. Falling on the job can lead to a serious injury. Falls can happen anywhere and are sometimes unavoidable. Depending on where your accident is, whoever owns the property that you were on at the time of … Read more

Updated: February 12, 2021