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Construction Company Faces Proposed Fines for Willful Safety Violations

A federal investigation found a Houston – area contractor willfully disregarded required safety procedures which contributed to a teenager’s death when a 15-foot trench wall collapsed on him near Fulshear in September 2023. The company is now facing more than a quarter million dollars in fines. Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety…

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Oilfield Accidents In Texas And The Impact On Workers, Communities, And The Environment

Oilfields are common across Texas, from the urban areas to the broad open plains. The state has long been dominant in the nation’s oil production. In Texas alone, 163,182 oil wells and 87,370 gas wells produce over 3.5 million barrels of crude oil daily. To put that into perspective, around 20 million barrels are produced…

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Maximizing Your Personal Injury Claim

In Texas, countless individuals face injuries stemming from various sources such as car accidents, defective products, or hazardous premises. Often, the path to obtaining rightful compensation involves the filing of a personal injury claim. As an injured individual, there are crucial steps you can take to bolster your case and secure the maximum compensation available:…

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Knowing What Documents a Freight Broker Must Keep Helps Wage Targeted Discovery

Freight brokers, who serve as intermediaries between shippers and carriers, must adhere to specific record-keeping requirements to comply with regulations, ensure accurate accounting, and maintain efficient operations. Among others, below are essential record-keeping requirements for freight brokers. Having awareness of these required documents is useful in civil cases against freight brokers when the crux of…

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Truck Accidents In Houston On I-45 North – 2023

Interstate 45 stretches north to south from Dallas, Texas, to Galveston, Texas, covering over 284 miles. The highway construction project was approved by the Texas State Highway Commission in 1962, around the same time as Interstate 10 in Houston. As the major connector between the two largest cities in Texas, Houston and Dallas, I-45 has…

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