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.
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.
For the most part, if you file a case in Texas, Texas law will apply. But this is not always the case. A Court can have jurisdiction to try a case in Texas but still have to apply the law of another state or even another Country. How does that happen and what is the standard in Texas to make that determination?
New Mexico Venue laws are unique in that they allow a nonresident defendant to be sued in any county in New Mexico. The question arises, can a New Mexico state District Court Judge transfer a case to another county if that county is more convenient under the doctrine of Forum Non-Conveniens?
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.
The law of sexual harassment is designed to apply to adult employees, but over five million employees in the U.S. are
children. Children are more vulnerable to sexual harassment than adults. Children lack
legal capacity, cannot “consent” in some situations, and are generally held to a lower standard of
“reasonableness” than adults.
The 5th Cir has been the leader in the US on taking the country back and making it great again by allowing women to be sexually harassed by bosses and co-workers and stating it is just "sexual teasing" and the women should learn to grin and take it.