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Posted By Aguirre Law | March 29 2023 | Firm News, Workers' Compensation

Can I Return to Work After Receiving Workers’ Compensation in Texas?

If you sustained a workplace injury, you can return to work if your treating doctor determines you are well enough to perform your job duties. Some employers provide light duty work programs for injured employees, allowing them to get back to work even before they achieve a full recovery. That said, employers are not required…

Posted By Aguirre Law | December 5 2022 | Firm News, Workers' Compensation

Do I Have to See a Designated Doctor for Workers’ Compensation in Texas?

After sustaining a workplace injury and filing a workers’ compensation claim, your employer’s insurance company might disagree with your diagnosis and treatment. Under these circumstances, the insurance company might ask you to submit to an independent medical examination (IME) by a designated doctor who is not currently treating you. If you receive this request, you…

Posted By Aguirre Law | November 27 2019 | Firm News, Workers' Compensation

What Benefits are Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Texas?

In Texas, employers are not required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance. However, to protect themselves from personal injury lawsuits, some employers choose to have this form of insurance. If your employer has workers’ compensation insurance, you will be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if you sustained a work-related injury. The benefits you receive…

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