Dallas On the Job Personal Injury Claims Lawyer
In Texas, employers have the option to not subscribe to Texas workers’ compensation. Employers who offer to their employees a substitute form of worker’s compensation insurance are called nonsubscribers. Nonsubscribers lose some legal protections and are subject to special rules concerning employer liability.
Kilgore & Kilgore handles work injury claims involving nonsubscriber employers. Our decades of experience, versatility and persistence achieve measureable results for our clients. If you have a nonsubscriber personal injury claim, don’t settle for less than you deserve. You may be able to recover damages for injuries, pain and suffering related to those injuries, mental anguish, impairment, disfigurement, medical expenses and lost earnings.
ERISA Disability Claims
Some worker injury claims are also governed by a federal law called the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), under plans adopted as alternatives to workers compensation coverage. These claims usually raise issues beyond a disability, such as the timeliness of notice of an injury and the appropriateness of medical expenses. These plans are oppressive in their one-sidedness and claims under them are often hard to pursue. When claims are successfully pursued, the benefits afforded are typically more limited than workers compensation benefits.
Arbitration Agreements Pose Problems for Claims for Injury
Some Texas courts have enforced arbitration agreements. Sometimes, it is best to not pursue such claims because of the nearly impossible hurdles to success. If you signed an arbitration agreement when you started your job, you are likely bound by that agreement. Our compensation claims lawyers have helped clients in arbitrations against their employers. We level the playing field and fight to ensure that arbitration leads to a fair result.
Satisfied Clients Tell Us
Click on this link to read some of the many client testimonials that people have sent to thank our disability claims lawyers for getting them back on track. Kilgore & Kilgore can do the same for you.
Reach Out to Us
Employees in companies known as nonsubscribers, who have work injury claims, may have remedy. To learn more about our nonsubscriber personal injury claims law practice or to schedule an appointment to discuss matters in confidence with an employee rights attorney at our Dallas office, contact us. We offer a free 15-minute consultation with a Kilgore & Kilgore attorney to help you understand your situation from a legal perspective and whether or how to proceed with an action.
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