Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

Texas Laws on Workers Comp and Nonsubscribers

Our Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Workers Compensation Laws Each state regulates its own workers compensation laws, and Texas is unique in that it does not require most private employers to carry workers compensation. Though many companies choose to subscribe to workers comp in Texas, a number of large firms opt out of the program. It is important for workers to…
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Stay Safe Cycling in Texas

Our Austin Injury Attorney Offers Cycling Safety Tips Every day, countless people take to the roads of Texas on bicycles. Some of them use their bikes to cut down on gasoline expenses, some for health, some for fun and some because they don’t have a vehicle. Regardless of the reason, the streets of Austin are constantly filled with bicyclists and…
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Are There Different Laws for Truck Drivers?

Injury Attorneys Discuss Accidents in Austin and Throughout Texas On September 16, a driver was killed when a rock-bearing semitrailer on U. S. 290 in Bastrop County attempted to avoid traffic, causing the truck to swerve and dislodge one of the rocks into the window of the other driver. Not all accidents involving trucks are fatal; however, a higher percentage…
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What Do New Workers’ Comp Disciplinary Actions Mean for Texas Workers?

Austin Personal Injury Attorneys Explain Workers’ Comp Violations The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has recently released information about fines levied against companies that failed to provide health care and workers’ compensation benefits to injured workers. In the first ten months of 2014, the DWC has issued nearly $1.8 million in penalties, mostly to insurance carriers. Healthcare providers, employers and…
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