How Can I Prove That Repetitive Stress Injuries Are Work-Related?

Suffering injuries in a workplace accident puts employees in a difficult spot. On one hand, employees need time to heal from their injuries and to obtain the necessary medical treatment. On the other hand, many employers limit the amount of time workers can take—even after an injury. Those workers who suffer from repetitive stress injuries …
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What Are the Most Common Types of Repetitive Stress Injuries Caused by Construction Work?

Repetitive stress injuries, or overuse injuries, are caused by frequent use of the same muscle group. Even small, seemingly harmless movements can cause a repetitive stress injury. Repetitive stress injuries are very common in the construction industry. At the Hartley Law Firm, we help construction workers suffering from repetitive stress injuries obtain workers’ compensation benefits. …
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What You Need to Know About Texas 18-Wheeler Accident Settlements

For years, the state of Texas has led the nation in fatal truck accidents. 18-wheelers and other commercial trucks are massive vehicles, and when they are involved in collisions, they can be deadly for people in other cars and trucks, as well as motorcyclists or pedestrians. Even if victims are not killed in these accidents, …
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Understanding Assumption of Risk in Personal Injury Cases

When someone suffers injuries that were caused by someone else’s negligence, they can pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. This may allow them to address the costs of medical treatment needed following an injury, as well as income lost while recovering, impairment to earning capacity because of a permanent disability, and physical and emotional …
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What Is the Average Settlement for a Drunk Driving Accident in Texas?

Drunk drivers cause an average of 28 deaths every day in America. That’s more than 10,000 deaths a year. And this figure doesn’t include the numerous non-fatal alcohol-related accidents that bring physical and emotional consequences to the victims of a drunk driver.   If you’ve been in a collision with a drunk driver, you may have …
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