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  • 30-Mar-2016

    Employers "Opting Out" of State Workers' Compensation Systems

    United States Labor Secretary Thomas Perez states that there is an investigation regarding “opt out” alternatives to workers’ compensation. In Texas, an employer can be a subscriber to the state workers’ compensation system or ...
  • 24-Mar-2016

    The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.

    While there are some jobs that require sitting down in front of a computer screen for eight hours a day, there are some where the inherent danger of personal injury or fatality is an everyday reality. The data was collected by the U.S. Census, ...
  • 24-Mar-2016

    What is Causation in a Texas Workers' Compensation Claim?

    If you want to establish that an injury was sustained while you were working, an injured employee in Texas you must prove that the injury resulted from an activity related to their employment or is in some way based on your status as an employee. ...
  • 15-Feb-2016

    What Are Repetitive Trauma Injuries?

    Repetitive trauma injuries are not often the result of an isolated, or one-time event. They happen gradually over time, and sufferers may not even be aware of the changes going on in their bodies until they notice pain or other physical symptoms. ...
  • 6-Oct-2015

    What to Do After a Work Injury

    Accidents can happen in all sorts of places even in places where you should feel like others are looking out for your safety and well-being, like your workplace. If you have been injured at work, you might be asking yourself, “Okay, now ...
  • 7-Sep-2015

    What Is an Extent of Injury Dispute?

    An extent of injury dispute occurs when an insurance carrier contests new medical information that arises as part of a workers’ comp claim. Many serious injuries do not fully manifest at the time of the accident. When these injuries do come to ...
  • 4-Sep-2015

    Recalde Law Firm Supports Houston Run For Recovery

    According to government data, 23.5 million Americans are plagued with addiction to either alcohol or drugs. Of those 23.5 million Americans only 11% actually receive treatment. The Recalde Law Firm supports healthy families and encourage all those ...
  • 22-Apr-2015

    When Tragedy Strikes...

    What happens w hen a loved one dies as a result of a work related injury? When a loved one suffers a tragic death, so many things happen at once. Most families are so overwhelmed during this difficult time and may not fully understand the benefits ...
  • 15-Apr-2015

    My Workers' Compensation Claim Was Denied - Now What?

    Many Workers’ Compensation claims are initially denied. When a claim is filed, the Adjuster may call you and gather some information from you to determine if they are going to accept your claim. It is always best to have an attorney prior to ...
  • 10-Apr-2015

    The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    Humanity. In the practice of Family Law, we get to see the entire spectrum of humanity – the good, the bad, and the ugly. Some days being in court is like being in the audience of one of those crazy talk shows when they reveal who the father ...
  • 8-Apr-2015

    What Is Your Date of Injury?

    Welcome Back to Workers’ Comp Wednesdays (or WCW) Believe it or not one of the biggest issues in a worker’s compensation claim, can be determining the date on which you were injured – seems simple right? Well not always, if you were ...