Judge dismisses 20,000 cases against BP in benzene release lawsuit

A Galveston County judge has dismissed about 20,000 cases in a massive lawsuit filed against BP after a failure at the company’s Texas City refinery caused 500,000 pounds of chemicals to spew into the air. About 45,000 people sued the … Continue reading

Considerations for Texas Business Owners Before Nonsubscribing to Workers’ Compensation

By: Lyle Y. Courtney In Texas, most private employers have the right to choose not to participate in the workers’ compensation system. An employer who does not have workers’ compensation insurance is known as a “nonsubscriber” and must notify the … Continue reading