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Disability Benefits Lawyers Help Get Denials Overturned
Posted on Aug 26, 2019 – The federal ERISA statute sets out rules for pension, health and disability benefits plans. Historically, under its abuse of discretion standard, ERISA provided scant legal help to employees who sued after their disability claims were denied. In Texas, that may be changing. People with disability benefits claims denied may now ask the court for a de novo review, or fresh look, at the plan administrator’s record that supported the denial. This new way of evaluating the record in court changes the playing field for disability claims in important ways… Read Article
Personal Injuries Often Result in Negligence Claims
Posted on May 15, 2017 – Many workers are injured during the performance of their jobs. In fact, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 2.9 million cases of on the job injuries were recorded in 2015. Other personal injuries arise from different situations that are not work-related. Many of these cases no doubt resulted in negligence claims. In order to win a negligence claim, an injured person, known as the plaintiff, must prove each of three… Read Article
Injury Claims Against 911 Responders are Hard to Win
Posted on September 19, 2016 – Recovering damages from a municipality for a 911 emergency response system failure is not easy. In the past, governmental agencies were protected by a legal construct called sovereign immunity. In Texas and most other states, this means that a municipality could not be held liable for property damages, personal injury, or death arising from a governmental function performed by the municipality. Texas and other states have passed laws waiving sovereign immunity in certain situations… Read Article
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against General Motors Continues to Reverberate
Posted on April 17, 2015 – The personal injury lawsuit and then discovery that defective cars were still on the roads led to thousands of claims filed against GM. It also helped create a $400 million fund for personal injury claims. And, it also required the 2014 recall of 2.6 million small cars with defective ignition switches. A U.S. Senate Committee approved a bill in 2015, labeled the Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act, which grants incentives to auto industry whistleblowers to come forward with their knowledge of defective parts in cars… Read Article
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