Many employers in Texas are trying to save a few dollars by carrying their employees as independent contractors. As an independent contractor, the employer need not provide medical benefits or other types of benefits. But, as an independent contractor, the injured employee can sue the employer for tort injuries. In Stevenson v. Waste Management of
UIW Claims to be Arm of the Government
One of the things about litigation is that strategy often takes precedence over substance. In the Redus family lawsuit against University of the Incarnate Word, the university asked to dismiss the lawsuit. UIW claimed to be an “arm of the government” such that they would be immune to suits for personal injury. Cough, cough. Yes,…
Texas Statutes of Limitation
Lawsuits are tricky. They must be filed within a certain deadline, known as "statutes of limitation." If a person misses the statute of limitation without a very, very good reason, that person cannot file the lawsuit. Statutes of limitations are very important. A suit based on personal injury must be filed within two years of…
San Antonio lawyer Represenetd Both Parties to a Lawsuit
If true, this lawyer deserves the award for the most moxie. According to a recent San Antonio Express News report, Andrew Toscano in effect represented both sides to a lawsuit. In a personal injury lawsuit, R.D. Galvan and Luciano Morin sued the Chili’s Restaurant chain after the two men were in an automobile wreck.