Can I Sue My Employer If I Signed an Arbitration Agreement in Texas?
Brian White | September 17, 2018 | Workers Comp
Arbitration clauses are a common part of employment agreements in Texas. If you signed paperwork when you took a new job, there is a chance you unknowingly accepted an arbitration agreement. You might have given up your right to take your employer to court for issues such as discrimination, wage disputes, and wrongful termination. This… read more
When to File a Workers Non-Subscriber Lawsuit in Texas
Brian White | April 17, 2018 | Workers Comp
If you recently suffered a work-related injury, you may be able to file a claim that will compensate you for your medical bills, pay for your lost wages, and address other costs of your rehabilitation and recovery. However, your avenue for recourse will depend on whether your employer carries workers’ compensation coverage. The Workers’ Compensation… read more
America’s Most Dangerous Jobs
Brian White | June 1, 2017 | Workers Comp
The Bureau of Labor Statistics, a unit of the U.S. Department of Labor came out with its latest report on fatal occupational injuries in December 2016. The report outlined the national census of injuries for the year 2015 (the most recent year data is available). The report showed shocking statistics for fatal on-the-job injuries, an… read more
Am I Liable if a Contractor Is Injured in My House?
Brian White | June 1, 2017 | Personal Injury, Workers Comp
If you are undertaking a homebuilding project, you may have a significant learning curve in terms of hiring contractors. Contractors come with their own rules, insurance policies, and other considerations when they perform work on a private property. As the homeowner, you have specific legal duties toward your contractors and subcontractors. If a contractor sustains… read more