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Industrial workers can suffer job-related illnesses or injuries

Industrial work is hard. Factory workers are often required to work at a fast pace near very dangerous equipment. There are instances in which the desire to make a profit comes before the desire to keep workers safe. That puts workers at an increased risk of being injured.

We know that you just want to be able to do your job, earn a paycheck and go home without being injured. If you are injured while you are doing your job, you might decide to find out if you can seek compensation. Because workers' compensation isn't something that employees are required to get in Texas, you might be left wanting if you are injured at work.

The catastrophic injuries that are possible in industrial settings can require intense medical care. That care comes at a high cost. You should be responsible for paying that cost if your injuries were because of your job.

Interestingly, accidents aren't the only way that industrial workers might be injured. Some industrial workers are injured because of the repetitive motions required to get the job done. Back injuries, wrist injuries and shoulder injuries are some of the injuries that might occur because of repetitive movements.

In some cases, exposure to chemicals in the factory might cause job-related illnesses. You can seek compensation for those just as you would for an accident-related injury.

No matter what type of job-related illness or injury you are suffering from, we can help you learn about your options for seeking compensation. You don't have to try to go up against your employer alone.

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