After a car accident, it can be a complicated and confusing process to report, document, and notify all of the appropriate parties. The stakes are high following an accident; your ability to recover compensation depends in large part on what you do next.

Unfortunately, it can be difficult to know how to talk to the different parties who will ask you questions about the accident. The wrong remark to the wrong person, even if seemingly innocent, can create significant problems that could harm your claim.

Here, we’re going to help remove some of the guesswork so that you can approach conversations with the police, insurance companies, and your car accident lawyer with confidence.

If you have been involved in a car accident and have questions about how to move forward, please get in touch with Patrick Daniel Law at (713) 999-6666 today for a free case evaluation. We serve

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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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