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Are hospital employers liable if employees catch a disease

Millions of sick Americans visit health care clinics and hospitals each year, relying on medical professionals to diagnose and treat them. Medical professionals receive extensive training and take special precautions to ensure they do not acquire an illness from their sick and infectious client base. When a Texas company or employee fails to follow proper …

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If I sue a third-party do I have to pay back the workers’ compensation carrier?

Generally the answer is yes. Texas is a very pro-insurance and pro-insurance Company state and the legislature and the Texas Supreme Court have made if very difficult to not pay back the insurance company for benefits they paid, even if you are not fully “made whole” by the responsible third-party. For example if you are …

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Do you have to pay back your insurance company for the medical bills it paid?

This has been a disputed area of the law for some time. Health insurance companies generally want to get paid back for the medical bills they paid before your get any money. Unfortunately the Texas Supreme Court in Fortis Benefits v. Cantu,234 S.W.3d 642, (Tex 2007) gave insurance carries the right to obtain money from …

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I was injured on the job. Do I need to see a personal injury lawyer or an employment lawyer?

Work Injuries are different than simple personal injury claims. A board certified employment lawyer like Mr. Roger Davie knows the details of employment law and how that affects your injury claim. Even a car wreck that occurs while you are working may have workers’ compensation issues, FMLA issues and health insurance issues. All of these …

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