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Why is Texas Workers’ Compensation so unfair to Texas Workers?

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 …

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Retaliation—Proof of Causation—Discrimination in Promotion

Retaliation—Proof of Causation—Discrimination in Promotion—Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County v. Ridley, ___ S.W.3d ___, 2017 WL 3910160 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2017)—In a Chapter 21 suit against a public employer the plaintiff bears elevated pleading requirements to overcome the employer’s sovereign immunity defense. In this case the court holds that the plaintiff failed to …

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What do you do when you first have a work injury?

Did you give your employer sufficient notice that you were injured at work? Can you prove it? If not, you may be denied coverage for your work injury. If your employer carries workers’ compensation what is the first thing that you should do? I see people every week who come in to see me because …

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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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