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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Amidst the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic The de la Garza Law Group is taking added precautions for the safety of our clients and staff. We are open and here for our clients and those in need of representation. In consideration of the Harris County Stay Home Work Safe Order, at this time, The de la Garza Law…

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Lawsuit follows oil well blast that caused fatal injuries

On Jan. 29, a Texas oil well exploded near Deanville. Three workers suffered fatal workplace injuries in the blast. The daughter of one of the deceased workers recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Chesapeake Energy Corp. Three other oilfield service providers were also named as defendants in the civil claim. The plaintiff’s father was…

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More workplace injuries in retail than in other Texas industries

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that workers in the retail industry in Texas suffer more occupational illnesses and injuries than workers in all other sectors in the state’s private sector. With workers’ compensation insurance being optional for employers, there are likely thousands of victims of workplace injuries each year who are left with…

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Burn and other injuries from vaping on the rise across the country

When people purchase a product, they generally trust that it is safe for them to use. Most of the time, that assumption is correct, but there are instances where a dangerous or defective product still makes it into the marketplace. E-cigarettes, or vape pens, have been a source of recent criticism due to being linked to…

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Wrongful death claims and gross negligence in the workplace

On Dec. 17, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the number of work-related fatalities in 2018 showed an increase for the fourth time in the past five years. According to the American Society of Safety Professionals, most workplace accidents are preventable, given the innovations and all the tools available to employers in Texas…

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How a brain injury can impact you and your family

When a person suffers a major injury, it can have a far-reaching impact on the entire family. For example, when one person has a brain injury, he or she may be unable to work or may need constant care. The person’s medical needs can be extensive and costly, and all of these things can directly…

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