Farm accidents are extremely common. Every year, thousands of farmers are injured on the job. According to the most recent data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses for workers in agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting is tied for the highest among all private industries with a rate of 4.6%.

Unfortunately, the data around fatality rates in this industry is also saddening. In 2020 there were 511 fatalities in the agricultural industry, behind only transportation & warehousing and construction. That said, the fatality rate is by far the highest in agriculture, with 21.5 fatalities per 100,000 workers. In transportation & warehousing, the second-highest industry for fatality rates, the number is just 13.4.

In other words, the agricultural industry is one of the most dangerous private industries to work in, resulting in more injuries and fatalities per person than any other

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Lots of people get injured at work. While some occupations (i.e., working in construction, at an oil refinery, etc.) are particularly dangerous, all occupations present risks for on-the-job injuries.

If you have been injured on the job in Texas, here is what you need to do next:

7 Steps to Take After You Get Injured at Work

1. Report the Injury to Your Employer

When you get injured at work, one of the first things you should do is notify your employer that you were hurt on the job. This step is important for three specific reasons:

  1. Creating a Record of Your Job-Related Injury – When you report the injury to your employer, the employer is required to submit an accident report. This will create an official record that you can use to help prove that your injury is work-related.
  2. Preserving Your Legal Rights – Under Texas law, you
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Suffering injuries in a motorcycle accident can negatively impact your life in multiple ways. Recovering from the accident can be a slow, difficult, and frustrating process.

Insurance companies rarely provide motorcyclists the compensation they deserve after an accident. This is one of the most important reasons why you need a motorcycle accident lawyer on your side.

10 Ways a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Can Help You

A knowledgeable motorcycle accident lawyer will take on a number of different responsibilities in order to represent you effectively. These include:

1. Collecting Evidence of Liability

To recover fair compensation for a motorcycle accident, you first need to collect evidence of negligence or wrongdoing on the part of another party (usually the driver of a motor vehicle). When you hire a motorcycle accident lawyer, one of the first things your attorney will do is conduct an investigation focused on gathering all of the evidence that

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