Texas Supreme Court Rules on Workers’ Compensation Coverage Issue

/cdklawyers.com// 02/10/2012 The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled on a workers’ compensation coverage issue. Port Elevator-Brownsville, L.L.C. v. Casados, No. 10-0523 (Tex. Jan. 27, 2012), available at http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2012/jan/100523.pdf. The plaintiffs’ son suffered a fatal work-related injury while working as a temporary worker for Port Elevator. The plaintiffs did not seek workers’ compensation benefits from Port […]

Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Examines Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Subrogation Rights

/cdklawyers.com// 12/09/2011 Following a collision that rendered him paraplegic, an employee was paid workers’ compensation benefits. He and his wife sued several third parties for causing the wreck. His employer intervened to protect its subrogation rights for the workers’ compensation benefits it had paid to the employee. Following a vacated jury verdict, the parties settled. […]

Thinking of Joining a Start-Up Company?

/cdklawyers.com// 03/30/2010 An executive at an established corporation may be approached with a great business idea and the chance to be a founding member in a new start-up company.  But before the executive makes a leap, consideration should be given to a couple key areas. First, a young start-up company may not be able to […]