Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

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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Frequency of Car Accidents in Austin Among Nation’s Highest

A report issued by Allstate Insurance Company found that Austin is home to some of the nation’s worst drivers, leading to a dangerously high likelihood of fatal car accidents. In light of this, our Austin injury lawyer wants to take the time to remind drivers of important safety tips that will help them avoid suffering a harmful motor vehicle crash…
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Workers Comp and Employees of Nonsubscribing Health Care Providers

Our Austin Injury Attorney Represents Victims of Injuries On the Job When we consider employees in need of workers compensation, we often think about those who handle machinery or heavy equipment that can cause harm if the work environment is unsafe. However, health care provider employees suffer a large percentage of work-related injuries in the state, and they need the…
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How Will the Lower Maintenance Tax Rate Affect Texas Workers’ Comp?

Austin Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan has determined that the maintenance tax rate, which applies to insurance companies, will decrease. This is not unusual for our state, as we have lowered the maintenance tax rate four of the last five years. The 2015 rate will be the lowest in five years. The commissioner states that…
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