Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

What Businesses in Texas are Workers Comp Nonsubscribers?

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Assist with Workers Compensation Claims Texas law permits employers to opt out of workers compensation, often in favor of alternative policies. These companies, known as nonsubscribers, often provide limited or no benefits to their injured and disabled employees, but injured employees may sue these nonsubscribing employers to receive compensation. Employees of companies that have workers compensation…
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Increasing Number of Pedestrian Accidents Reported in Austin

Our Austin Injury Attorney Examines Pedestrian Accident Facts With pleasant weather throughout the year, Austinites love taking walks on the city’s many trails and through the picturesque neighborhoods. However, a stroll in the evening as the temperature cools off, a walk with the dog or a jog around the neighborhood can be dangerous as a pedestrian. In cases of pedestrian…
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Filing a Third Party Claim After Suffering Product Injuries at Work

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Workers Compensation Workers compensation covers employees when they suffer injuries on the job. In most cases, employees cannot sue employers that offer workers compensation, but they can receive benefits for medical bills and some lost wages due to disability. However, some cases may merit a third party claim in addition to the coverage provided by…
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Texas Adopts New Workers’ Comp Regulations

Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Why You Need a Lawyer After an On-the-Job Accident Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that covers employees’ lost income and provides medical benefits if they are injured or become ill in the course of their work. In Texas, private employers can decide whether or not to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for their employees….
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