Texas Appeals Panel Says Workers’ Comp Is Injured Employee’s Exclusive Remedy

Mealey's (August 19, 2016, 10:51 AM EDT) -- DALLAS — A Texas appellate panel on Aug. 16 affirmed summary judgment in favor of a general contractor and subcontractors in an injured worker’s tort-based lawsuit because, it said, the worker’s exclusive remedy was through the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act (Juan Carlos Flores v. Chasco Inc., et al., No. 05-14-00531-CV, Texas App., 5th Dist.; 2016 Tex. App. LEXIS 8913).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160824-008Z.)

The Fifth District Texas Court of Appeals panel affirmed the ruling of Judge Jim Jordan of the 160th Judicial District Court of Dallas...
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