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At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers in Fort Worth, we believe in a simple philosophy: Everyone deserves to be able to rest after getting into an accident. As workers’ compensation attorneys, this means that we are tenacious about ensuring that all of our clients are given the workers’ comp benefits they need and deserve, no matter their industry or background. If you were hurt at work or during the scope of your employment, then you deserve a comfortable recovery made possible by workers’ compensation. It is that simple, and we will fight insurance companies to make sure it stays that way for you.
We are happy to help clients from all industries, such as:
In most states, workers’ compensation is guaranteed to practically all employees. But this is not the case in Texas. Currently, Texas is the only state in the country that does not require employers to purchase workers’ compensation insurance in most situations.
If your employer does not have workers’ compensation insurance, then you will have to file an injury claim against them and any other liable party if you get hurt at work. This process can be trickier because you will have to prepare a case that proves you did not cause your own injury. However, you are in luck now that you are here at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers. In addition to being great workers’ compensation attorneys, we are also accomplished personal injury lawyers, so you can depend on our team regardless of your workers’ compensation coverage or lack thereof.
Many employers in Texas opt to buy workers’ compensation insurance for their employees even though it is not required. They want to protect their personal and business finances from an injury claim or lawsuit, which is what workers’ comp insurance is designed to do. With that said, it is likely that you do have workers’ compensation if you are employed in Fort Worth, especially if you work for a recognizable or sizeable company.
If you do have workers’ compensation coverage, then your case will probably involve: