Year: 2017

auto insurance coverage

Most Texas auto insurance policies allow car accident victims to recover damages in an uninsured motorist (UM) claim if they are legally entitled to recover property damage and/or bodily injury damages from the owner or operator of an uninsured vehicle who caused their accident. Unfortunately, this type of scenario plays…

you can find reckless drivers at night in Houston

The most important thing for you to do after an accident is to go to the doctor and get treatment. If you don’t have health insurance or cannot afford medical treatment call our attorneys 737-201-0543. We can help you get treatment even if you don’t have insurance and it won’t…

worker in dangerous work environment

Under the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’ compensation benefits are available to employees for work-related injuries and family members of employees who suffered a fatal work injury. In addition, exemplary damages may be recovered by the surviving spouse or heirs of the deceased employee if the employee’s death was caused…

In Texas, any employers who do not provide workers’ compensation insurance are known as non-subscribers. By electing not to carry workers’ compensation insurance, non-subscribers lose important legal protections, such as immunity from lawsuits brought by injured employees. If that injured employee proves in court that the employer was negligent, the employer could…

If your employer has workers’ compensation coverage and you have been injured on the job, filing a claim is similar to filing an insurance claim. Below, we discuss the various steps you can take to file a claim. Does Your Employer Have Workers’ Compensation? First and foremost, find out if your…

fleming law scholarship award 2017

Law Scholarship Christina Drakeford, Buffalo NY Christina has moved to Cambridge, MA to attend first year at Harvard Law School. She earned an undergraduate degree in Policy Analysis and Management from Cornell university. This past summer Christina spent her time working as a Human Resources assistant at a personal injury law…

an attorney will get your medical bills to support your car accident claim

Ideally, any employee who is injured during the course of his or her employment experiences a full recovery that allows him or her to return to the job. However, the reality is that many workers each year cannot return to their previous jobs, and instead have to rely on workers’ compensation because they will…

Fatal Injury in the Workplace

Workers’ compensation is essentially a fund that an employer pays into in order to limit the amount of money they can be liable for in the event that one of its employees suffers an injury on the job. Employees who work for an employer that participates in the worker’s comp…

working in high temperatures pose a risk of heat stroke

According to new research from University of Missouri Extension Safety and Health Specialists, agriculture workers are 20 times more likely than other workers to die from heat, but these deaths are largely preventable by providing workers with water, rest, and shade. Other industries that may pose a risk to workers include…

students at graduation

As students complete their school year, they will soon get ready for next year.  Fleming Law, P.C. are pleased to offer once again two $1,000 scholarships to students who are planning to attend law school or are 1L students entering law school for the first time. How to Find Scholarship Opportunities…