Work Injury

Work Injury in Texas

Can I recover benefits for Workers’ Compensation if I am forced to quarantine because I was exposed to COVID-19 (coronavirus) at work?

Many workers’ are sometimes forced to be quarantined as a result of workplace exposure to COVID-19. Does workers’ compensation apply to these exposures? Many workers’ are sometimes forced to be quarantined as a result of workplace exposure to COVID-19. Does workers’ compensation apply to these exposures? The answer is probably no. Under Texas law you …

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​How does a work injury claim differ from a basic personal injury claim?

Many people associate a work injury with a personal injury claim, but in fact when you are injured at work or if a family member is killed at work, there are many different laws that apply to a work injury that would not apply to a basic personal injury case. How does a work injury …

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What law is followed in New Mexico if an accident happens in New Mexico?

Most states follow the rule that the state with the most significant relationship is the law that applies. However, New Mexico follows the rule that no matter how significant the contacts if a personal injury accident happens in New Mexico, New Mexico law will apply. In determining which jurisdiction’s law should apply to a tort …

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If you are a Truck Driver in Texas the odds are your employer does not carry Texas Workers’ Compensation. What are your rights?

In Texas, employers are not required to carry Texas Workers’ Compensation and most trucking companies do not carry Texas Workers’ Compensation and have their own work injury benefit plans which are extremely unfavorable to employees. Most truck drivers who are based out of Texas work for a trucking company that does not carry Texas Workers’ …

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