The word "workplace" is often associated with offices lined with cubicles and computers. Realistically, the workplace looks different for everyone. For some Texas workers, it is behind a sales counter or serving food, while for others it can be behind the wheel of a vehicle. Understanding the wide range of applications of this word as well as the scope of work duties can be useful when injured workers need to seek compensation for work injuries.
A recent accident left one woman dead and sent another man to the hospital. According to police, a 66-year-old woman was driving too fast for the weather conditions at the time of the wreck. She ended up losing control of her vehicle, colliding with an oncoming tractor-trailer.