Employers are not required by Texas law to provide workers compensation for employees.
Most companies still do in order to protect themselves from liability in the event of an accident.
Due to recent tort reform within the Texas state legislature, your rights depend upon the status of your individual employer.
The damages you can claim after a construction accident also depend on who is responsible.
Typically, employers, property owners, and equipment manufacturers can be held accountable, depending upon circumstances.
But it is your employer’s individual position on workers compensation that determines what type of Fort Stockton construction accident lawyer your situation may require, and what cap there may be on your compensation limits.