Workers' Compensation

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Texas: Bartering Scenario at Horse Racing Track Disqualifies Claimant from PTD Benefits
Posted on 16 Sep 2019 by Thomas A. Robinson

Holding that gross negligence, as described in the Texas statute that allows the family of a deceased worker to recovery exemplary damages if the workers’ death was caused by such gross negligence of the employer [see Tex. Lab. Code Ann. §... Read More

Texas: Widow’s Gross Negligence Action Against Employer Fails
Posted on 5 Dec 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

In Texas, an employer that causes the death of an employee due to the employer’s gross negligence or intentional acts or omissions is subject to suit for exemplary damages brought by the surviving spouse or heirs of the deceased employee [see Tex... Read More

United States: Texas Armored Car Employee’s Family May Not Recover Exemplary Damages for Death Occurring During Robbery
Posted on 12 Jan 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The family of a deceased employee of an armored car service may not maintain a wrongful death action for exemplary damages against the employer on the basis of allegations that it engaged in gross negligence resulting in the death of their family member... Read More