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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

Oklahoma Opt Out Legislation Fails: A Post Mortem
Posted on 2 May 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson Late last Wednesday evening (April 25th), supporters of a controversial bill that would have allowed some Oklahoma employers to “opt out” of the state’s traditional workers’ compensation system [ see Oklahoma... Read More

Oklahoma Opt Out Legislation Fails: A Post Mortem
Posted on 2 May 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson Late last Wednesday evening (April 25th), supporters of a controversial bill that would have allowed some Oklahoma employers to “opt out” of the state’s traditional workers’ compensation system [ see Oklahoma... Read More

NC: Bill Would Change Negligence Standard to Comparative Fault
Posted on 6 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

RALEIGH, NC - House Bill 813, which is working its way through the General Assembly, would change the negligence standard in lawsuits from contributory negligence to comparative fault. Read more at WRAL . Read More