The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act is a federal workers’ compensation law that gives benefits to specific maritime workers and civilian employees on military bases across the nation. The LHWCA covers longshoremen, harbor employees, and any other employees that … Continue reading
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Moves by the Trump administration last week to reopen offshore drilling off the California coast and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico are being heralded by many in the oil and gas industry as providing a more favorable competitive landscape … Continue reading
Every worker is required to be kept reasonably safe and sound during working hours. According to Texas Law and Labor Enforcement, a worker can sue their employer after an injury; however, the worker must be able to prove that the employer … Continue reading
Many people fight sluggishness, low energy and even general unhappiness after the time change to daylight-saving time in March, but did you know that one-hour loss of sleep is clinically associated with a spike in workplace injuries and accidents?
When we think of oil rig drilling accidents and injuries, most of us naturally think of injuries and accidents occurring on offshore oil rig drilling; however, onshore oil rig drilling accidents and injuries are just as serious as many of the … Continue reading