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Texas factor worker sustains workplace injury, loses arm

Employees all across Texas are likely well aware of how quickly a work accident can occur in any industry. Unfortunately, some work environments are more dangerous than others are, such as factories or construction sites. Recently, one Texas worker experienced a horrific workplace injury after his arm became entangled in

The man, only identified as being in his late 40s, was working at a beef processing plant when his arm became entangled in one of the machines. The result was a horrific injury that resulted in the loss of the man's arm. Fortunately, the factory had medical personnel on site, which may well have saved his life.

Emergency workers were able to control the situation by applying a tourniquet until the man was transported to a local hospital. No further information about his injuries and condition has been released. What can be easily surmised from the limited information available is that this Texas worker will likely suffer from physical, emotional and financial injuries due to this accident.

When any Texas worker sustains a traumatic workplace injury, they along with their family may feel the pressure of managing medical expenses, lost wages and the stress that these events can bring about. While such details are unknown in this particular case, many Texas workers who suffer a workplace injury are eligible to file workers' compensation claims to help compensate them for their injuries and losses. The process of filing such a claim can be tedious and lengthy, but fortunately, individuals do not have to go through the process alone.

Source:, Employee Loses Arm in Work Related Accident, No author, Dec. 31, 2013

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