Workers' Compensation

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Texas: Non-Subscribing Employer Not Liable for Injuries Caused by Open, Obvious Dangerous Condition
Posted on 19 Jun 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Answering a certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Supreme Court of Texas held that, under Texas law, (1) subject to two limited exceptions not relevant to the case, an employer generally does not have a... Read More

Opt-Out Lessons From Lone Star State
Posted on 7 Apr 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

Shining the Real Light on So-Called Texas Opt Outs By Thomas A. Robinson, co-author Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law As Lex Larson and I point out in the opening article in Workers’ Compensation Emerging Issues Analysis , 2015... Read More

I Walked Out Into West, Texas
Posted on 13 May 2013 by Stephen C. Embry

By Stephen C. Embry, Esq. On April 17, 2013 an explosion at the West Chemical and Fertilizer Co., registering 2.1 on the Richter scale, leveled the plant and much of the surrounding town of West, Texas. The explosion was so powerful and destructive... Read More

Texas Workers’ Compensation Update: 2015 and the Year Ahead
Posted on 6 Jan 2016 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., and Albert Betts, Jr., Esq., Co-Authors, Texas Workers’ Compensation Law This year marks an anniversary that will not be celebrated with a parade or even a mention on the local news. But it is significant to those... Read More