Work Injury in Texas

Work Injury in Texas

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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.
Aug 07, 2020 Roger Davie 1 min read

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.
Jul 08, 2020 Roger Davie 4 min read

What do you do when you first have a 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 they are hurt and can't work and they ne...
Jul 30, 2019 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read

Can you sue your employer for your injuries if they have Texas Workers' Compensation.

I have a lot of clients in Texas that come see me when they are severely injured at work asking if they can sue their employer for the injuries they receive. Texas is unique in that it ...
Jul 08, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 5 min read

If your employer has its 'own work injury plan' or no workers' compensation then they are liable for employees injuries if they are negligent even if the employee knew of the danger (in non slip and fall - premesis liability)

Non-Subscribers—Tort Liability for Work-Related Accidents—Failure to Provide Necessary Instrumentalities—Employee Knowledge of Risk—Advance Tire and Wheels, LLC v. Enshikar, 527 S.W.3d 4...
Jul 05, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 3 min read

​Employee Benefits Plans—Accidental Injury v. Sickness

Employee Benefits Plans—Accidental Injury v. Sickness. Ramirez v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co., 872 F.3d 721 (5th Cir. 2017)—In Texas, employers can opt out of workers’ compensation, an...
Jan 22, 2018 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read

Roger Davie - Work Injury and Wrongful termination lawyer

If you are injured at work and claim is denied or delayed or you are subject to wrongful termination in El Paso, Texas what kind of lawyer do you need? Roger Davie represents fired and i...
Jul 03, 2016 Mr. Roger Davie 1 min read

If your Workers' Compensation carrier wrongly criminally prosecutes you for Insurance Fraud the Texas Supreme Court says you have no remedy

Glen Johnson was horribly burned in a smelter explosion. As part of his rehab he was given a membership to a gym to help with his injuries. The gym had swipe cards but because of Johns...
Mar 03, 2015 Mr. Roger Davie 2 min read

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