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Oct 4
2018

Why So Many Construction Workers Get Hurt on the Job in Texas

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Accidents are common in the construction industry, causing thousands of injuries every year. In this post, we’re going to tell you why construction accidents occur and what you can do to fight back if you have been injured on the job.

Stats on Construction Accidents

Consider these statistics on the nature and frequency of construction accidents:

  • Falls comprise almost 40 percent of construction site fatalities. Other leading causes of construction site deaths include getting struck by an object, electrocutions, and being caught in-between two places.
  • Construction site injuries are related most often to building materials such as metal, pipes, tubes, ducts, and lumber. Screws and nails also often lead to injuries.
  • The construction industry has the highest on-the-job death
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Dec 8
2017

Bad Faith Laws According to the Texas Supreme Court

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When you buy an insurance policy from a company, you expect them to help you cover your losses when something bad happens. To provide you with the policy benefits that you are paying for. To deal with your claim in a timely matter.

In short, you expect them to deal with you fairly and honestly. Unfortunately, this does not always occur.

Insurers are for-profit businesses, and as such, they want to take in as much money as possible and pay out as little as possible. That general goal is understandable, but sometimes it leads to insurance companies delaying or outright denying valid claims in an effort to avoid paying policyholders. This is called acting in bad faith.

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