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Injuries Associated

Injuries Associated with Workplace Falls

One of the most common types of workplace injuries is fall accidents, also often collectively referred to as slips, trips and falls. What makes this …

Fall statistics

Statistics about Workplace Falls

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that accidents involving slips, trips, and falls are one of the leading causes of injury and death. …

Workplace Fall Tips

Legal Tips for Victims of Workplace Falls

According to data from the National Safety Council 595 workers died from workplace falls in 2013 and another 47,120 were injured significantly enough to require …

Accidental Fall Stats

Accidental Falls Statistics for On the Job Injuries and Death

The Construction Industry has the highest number of deaths of any industrial category and the number one cause of on the job deaths in construction …

Residential Construction

Accidental Falls in Residential Construction

Falls account for almost 40 percent of all deaths in the construction industry. Workplace deaths from falls are almost always preventable. Given that …

Heat illness

Heat Stress Illness and Death

In 2014 alone, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes on the job. Heat illnesses and deaths …

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Clay Dugas Is a Texas Super Lawyer for 9 Years Running

Clay Dugas and Associates is pleased to announced that Clay Dugas has earned the distinction of being a Texas Super Lawyer for 2017. This make …

18 Wheeler Drivers Limited to 11 Hours Per Day Driving

Federal Regulations limit an 18 wheeler driver to 11 hours of driving per day and 77 hours per week. However, surveys have found that many …

Worker Death Lawsuit

When a worker dies on the job, the tragedy is overwhelming for the family. When the worker was covered by Workers’ Compensation insurance, the widow …

Texas Leads Nation in Workplace Deaths 11 out of 14 Years

Texas has led the nation in total workplace deaths in 11 of the past 14 years.
See Texas Tribune article:
https://www.texastribune.org/2015/09/17/workplace-deaths-texas-us-leader/
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Located in Beaumont, Texas, the Law Offices of Clay Dugas & Associates, P.C. represents injury and accident victims from throughout Orange County, Hardin County, Jefferson County, and the surrounding areas of East Texas, including those from cities such as Port Arthur, Vidor, Houston, Winnie, Galveston, Conroe, Jasper, Woodville, Lufkin, Lumberton, Austin, Dallas San Antonio, and people from areas of Southwest Louisiana such as Lake Charles and Calcasieu Parish.
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