Are Employers Required To Have Texas Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

OCTOBER 23, 2010 by Bill Abbott

Employers in Texas can choose not to carry Texas Workers Compensation insurance but they will face a legal penalty which provides that an injured employee can hire an attorney and sue the employer for negligence similar to a car accident lawsuit. Workers Comp laws limit the amount injured workers can recover from an employer but if the employer chooses to “self-insure” an injured employee is not limited in the amount that can be recovered.

If you have been injured on the job in Texas contact the Ogletree Abbott Law Firm, regardless of where you live in Texas. Our firm represents injured workers everywhere in the State of Texas. Whether an employer has workers comp insurance or not, we are interested in talking to you about your situation.

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