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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 | December 2 2019 | Firm News, Personal Injury

Is There a Damage Cap for Personal Injury Claims in Texas?

After being injured in an accident, be it a motorcycle accident, car accident, or truck accident, caused by someone else’s negligent actions, you have a right to pursue damages for the costs associated with your injuries, both economical and non-economical. However, many states, including Texas, set a limit on how much a plaintiff can recover…

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…

Posted By Aguirre Law | November 20 2019 | Firm News, Personal Injury

What is the Definition of “Catastrophic Injury” in the State of Texas?

Although catastrophic injuries fall under the broader personal injury category, these serious injuries differ substantially from most other personal injuries due to their severe nature. Generally, catastrophic injuries result in permanent damage or long-term disability for a survivor and require continued medical care and treatment. Survivors are also often unable to return to work or,…

Posted By Aguirre Law | November 18 2019 | Firm News, Personal Injury

What is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Texas?

Being injured in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence can leave you reeling from trauma and it might take some time before you decide exactly how you wish to proceed. However, you should not take too long before deciding to file a personal injury claim or the statute of limitations might expire before you…

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