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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
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.
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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?
Aug 07, 2020 Roger Davie 3 min read
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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?
Aug 07, 2020 Roger Davie 5 min read
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I was recently interviewed by KFOX news in El Paso, Texas about Covid.
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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.
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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.
Jul 08, 2020 Roger Davie ,  3 min read
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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.
Jul 08, 2020 Roger Davie 2 min read
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What are your rights if you get Coronavirus (COVID-19) at work in Texas. Will Texas Workers' Compensation system cover you if you get COVID -19 (Coronavirus) at work. Will your wife/hus...
Jul 07, 2020 Roger Davie ,  1 min read
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Many people who claimed unemployment in the El Paso area have claimed Unemployment Benefits because of they were laid off or terminated from their jobs. However, many are receiving letters demanding repayment of unemployment benefits because the state of Texas claims they were either not entitled to the benefits they received or were overpaid. This is known as the clawback of benefits.
Jul 07, 2020 Roger Davie 2 min read
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For the first time in US history, the Federal Government as authorized paid sick leave for certain employees. This law will only last until December 31, 2020.
Jul 01, 2020 Roger Davie 5 min read
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If you were infected with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) at work you probably think that Texas Workers' Compensation will cover you. Or if you are the wife/husband (spouse), parent, or child of someone who died as a result of being infected with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) you probably think that Texas Workers' Compensation will cover you. You may be wrong, but that does not mean that you cannot sue the employer for your injuries or loss.
Jun 30, 2020 Roger Davie 5 min read
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Workers’ compensation law provides no-fault coverage for work-related accidents and “occupational disease.” However, unlike other states, Texas allows employers to opt-out of workers’ co...
Jun 29, 2020 Roger Davie 4 min read
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