Workers’ compensation laws were designed to help people who are injured on the job. Before this legislation, injured employees were out of work with no way to receive financial help. Now, though, employees can fight for the compensation they deserve with the help of a workers’ compensation lawyer. There are a few basic things that […]
Work Injury in Texas
Medical workers may be exposed to infectious agents and/or hazardous chemicals each day. Employers are responsible for ensuring their employee’s safety while at work. 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
How the Texas Governor’s race effects El Paso workers regarding work injuries and workers’ compensation
Candidates for governor differ on the need for reform A number of recent articles in the media are putting the spotlight on Texas’ unique workers’ compensation system, according to the Texas Tribune. Texas is the only state that currently does not require private employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance or a private equivalent for their employees,
If your Workers’ Compensation carrier wrongly criminally prosecutes you for Insurance Fraud the Texas Supreme Court says you have no remedy
Glen Johnson was horribly burned in a smelter explosion. As part of his rehab he was given a membership to a gym to help with his injuries. The gym had swipe cards but because of Johnson’s injuries the gym employees did not make him use the swipe card but simply opened the gate for him.
If you are an injured worker in Texas and employer carries workers’ compensation insurance you have probably noticed how unfair you have been treated by your worker compensation insurance company. Your medical procedures have probably been denied or delayed. You have been told that the Insurance Company disputes that your injuries are related to your work
If you are injured at work and claim is denied or delayed or you are subject to wrongful termination in El Paso, Texas what kind of lawyer do you need? Roger Davie represents fired and injured workers.
A number of recent articles in the media are putting the spotlight on Texas’ unique workers’ compensation system, according to the Texas Tribune. Texas is the only state that currently does not require private employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance or a private equivalent for their employees, meaning that over half a million Texan workers are
Next to other large states, Texas has a much higher rate of worker deaths than statistically expected; high construction fatality rates may be one reason. Many workers who live in El Paso consider their state to be exceptional in various ways. Unfortunately, a new report suggests that Texas also stands out in one decidedly negative
Construction workers face a number of hazards in the workplace, which could cause accidents that result in serious occupational injuries or deaths. There is some level of risk of suffering occupational injuries and illnesses in nearly every profession and field throughout Texas, and elsewhere. For some, however, the danger may be greater. According to the
While Texas does not mandate the coverage of workers’ compensation insurance, many employers do offer this benefit. On any given day, a person in Texas may be involved in an accident while at work. These incidents can happen in any line of work and in any industry. This includes settings generally known to be dangerous