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Wrongful Termination, Workers' Compensation and Work Injuries
In the case of Graziosi v. City of Greenville Mississippi, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 370 (5th Cir. 2015 the 5th Cir held that  a city police sergeant was not protected from retaliat...
Jun 01, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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In a prior post I have written about the fact that many workers in El Paso, Texas work for employers who do not carry Texas workers' compensation but have their own self insured work inj...
May 22, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 6 min read
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Workers' compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that is suposed to ensure that medical bills and some lost wages are paid for employees injured on the job. Texas does no...
May 21, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 7 min read
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Recently the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision dismissing an employee's lawsuit on discrimination for lack of evidence.  In this case of Etienne v. Spanish Lake Truck...
May 12, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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As I have written about before you can prove an age discrimination case by circumstantial evidence if you can prove that you were replaced by a substantially younger individual and that ...
May 12, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Roger Davie was named as a Super Lawyer again in 2015 in the area of Employment law. this is a Nation wide award that is given to only the premier lawyers in the Nation.  The r...
Apr 22, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read
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Many employers who have group health insurance for their employees have what are known as "wellness programs".  These programs are designed as incentives for employees to have more ...
Apr 16, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Front pay compensates the employee for the future effects of discrimination when reinstatement would be an appropriate, but not feasible, remedy or for the estimated length of the i...
Mar 27, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read
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Drilling company Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. on Tuesday agreed to pay $12.2 million to settle the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s lawsuit accusing it of discriminating again...
Mar 26, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Title VII - the main Discrimination Statute in the United States has damage caps based on the number of employee: For employers with 15-100 employees, the limit is $50,000. For emp...
Mar 26, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that companies may have to accommodate pregnant employees who are given light duty restrictions by their doctors.  This is an important case ...
Mar 25, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read
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This is another case where the Supreme Court went out of its way to deny the poor and injured the right to a trial with a jury. Shockingly the Texas legislature had enacted Sec 74.4...
Mar 24, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 4 min read
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