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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/
Texas is a job …

Two Latino Workers Killed Every Day At Work

OSHA reports that in 2014, 804 Hispanic or Latino workers were killed from work-related injuries in 2014—on average, more than 15 deaths a week or …

Texas Leads the Nation in Workplace Deaths

Texas leads the nation in workplace deaths according to the Texas Tribune article titled
Workplace Deaths Up in Texas, Which Still Tops List
BY JIM …

Third Party Claims Can Be Brought Even If Workers’ Comp Covers Your Injury

In workers’ compensation claims, the employer can never be sued for injuries. If the worker dies though, the employer can be sued for gross negligence …

18 Wheelers Need 40 Percent More Room To Stop

An 18 Wheeler will take as much as 40 percent more room to stop than a typical car. Naturally, road conditions can affect that distance …

The Benefit of Workers’ Compensation to Employers

As previously discussed in the blog entitled Workers Compensation Insurance published February 1, 2017, workers’ compensation insurance was a bargain between the employers’ like DuPont, …

Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Workers’ Compensation Insurance
 
In Southeast Texas, industrial accidents happen frequently and in many different ways. As a working man or woman in an industrial …

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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