Workers' Compensation

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Texas: Traveling Employee’s Fatal Car Accident Was Not Within Course and Scope of Employment
Posted on 13 Nov 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

An employee who traveled from his home base in North Carolina to Dallas, Texas on a business trip did not sustain injuries arising out of and in the course of his employment when he was involved in an automobile accident as he made his way to meet his... Read More

Texas Workers' Compensation: A Model of Stability Now on the Verge of Possible Change
Posted on 8 Jan 2015 by Stuart D. Colburn

Entering 2014, the Texas workers’ compensation system seemed to be a model of stability; something that would have been impossible to imagine only ten years ago. There was little controversy in the system and no major administrative rule changes... Read More

Texas: Remote Worker’s Injury Traveling From Motel to Work Site Not Barred by Going and Coming Rule
Posted on 19 Jun 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A divided Supreme Court of Texas affirmed a determination that an employee was acting in the course and scope of his employment when he died in an automobile accident while traveling to a job site located some 40 miles from a motel where he as staying... Read More