KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND VOTING PRECINCTS FOR MAYOR TOM REID AND HIS CHALLENGER QUENTIN WILTZ IN THE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017 RACE FOR MAYOR OF PEARLAND, TEXAS
KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND PRECINCTS FOR THE PEARLAND CITY COUNCIL POSITION #7 RACE BETWEEN DALIA KASSEB AND WOODY OWENS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
The "PROHIBITIVE FAVORITE" in the race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7 is Woody Owens. However, anything can happen in this race if Woody Owens fails to reach out to voters beyond his current base. At first glance, the election returns look as if Dalia Kasseb should be the clear favorite -- but not so fast! A deeper review of the "PRECINCT CANVASS REPORT" for this race paints a very different picture of what actually happened back on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in the General Election race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7. Don't forget that: VOTER PRECINCT 12 and VOTER PRECINCT 26 were won by G.C. Sonny Atkins.VOTER PRECINCT 27 was won by Sherry Stockwell. Keep in mind, VOTER PRECINCT'S 13, 28, 29, 36, 44, 50, 54, 59, 60, 62, 67, 762, and 1134 were won by Dalia Kasseb. Also keep in mind, VOTER PRECINCT'S 46, 47, 51, 52, 61, 537 and 654 were won by Woody Owens back in the Saturday, May 6, 2017 General Election race for Pearland City Council At-Large Position #7. And don't forget that Sherry Stockwell, G.C. Sonny Atkins, and Terry Gray -- three (3) of the candidates who also ran for the newly created Pearland City Council Position #7 seat are endorsing Woody Owens in the Saturday, June 10, 2017 Runoff Election over Dalia Kasseb. Early voting begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 and ends on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.
KEY RUNOFF ELECTION BATTLEGROUND PRECINCTS FOR THE SUGAR LAND CITY COUNCIL DISTRICT #4 RACE BETWEEN CAROL McCUTCHEON AND QAISAR Q. IMAM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017
Monday, April 6, 2015
Personal Injury Attorney and Accident Lawyer Farrah Martinez Discusses Workers' Compensation, Job Related Injuries
Attorney Farrah Martinez is featured in “Part Three” of the “People Who Value Us” edition of Houston Business Connections Newspaper
By Farrah Martinez
Houston Personal Injury and Accident Lawyer
Workers' Compensation Attorney
What is Workers' Compensation?
Workers' Compensation Insurance, often referred to as workers' comp, is a form of insurance coverage maintained by employers to provide medical and wage assistance to employees hurt as a result of performing their job.
I was hurt while at work. Do I qualify for workers' compensation?
It depends. In Texas, employers are not required to carry workers' compensation insurance. So, the first step is to find out if your employer carries workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees. Next, it depends on if your injury qualifies as a "compensable injury".
Farrah I am not a lawyer, what is a compensable injury?
A compensable injury is a legal term. In Texas, it is defined by law as an injury that arises out of and in the course and scope of employment for which compensation is payable under the Workers' Compensation Act. Simply put, the injury occurred as a result you performing your job.
I love my job; but, I was seriously injured at work and I need medical treatment. Can my employer fire me for filing a workers' compensation claim?
You are not alone. According to the Texas Department of Insurance, each year tens of thousands of employees file workers' compensation claims. By law, an employer is not allowed to fire an employee that files a workers' compensation claim in good faith.
The Texas Workers' Compensation Act says you have the right to the following:
*You may receive benefits for job related injuries if the injury was not the result of intoxication, an act of God, a planned accident, horseplay, off duty work, or a personal attach
*You have the right to seek medical attention from the doctor of your choice either from an approved list or a doctor within the healthcare network
*You have the right to keep your workers' comp claim confidential
*You have the right to hire a lawyer.
The Texas Workers' Compensation Act also places responsibilities on an injured employee. If you have been injured, you must:
* Report the injury in 30 days.
* Visit a doctor and explain your injuries or illness and tell you doctor the injury or illness is work related.
*File a claim with the Division of Workers' Compensation within one year of your accident.
If you have been suffered a work-related injury or illness, contact Farrah Martinez at (713) 853-9296, Houston Personal Injury and Accident Attorney for a free consultation and review of your work-related injury.
I guarantee effective and aggressive representation for you and your loved ones. My experience, dedication and aggressive representation will get you the results you deserve. I provide injury and accident representation in Houston and throughout Texas. I do not get paid, unless you win. You do not pay any out of pocket personal injury lawyer fees .
I treat you with respect. Whether your injuries are small or you lost a loved one, we go to bat against the insurance companies with vigor and determination. It is not wrong to ask for the money you deserve for your injury. Before you try to handle the claim on your own, call me. I can can help. Contact Farrah Martinez Personal Injury & Accident Lawyer--Injury and Accident Representation at (713) 853-9296.
Disclaimer: The information and materials provided here are for general informational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is formed nor should any such relationship be implied. Nothing on this blog is intended to substitute for the advice of an attorney. If you need legal advice, please consult with a competent attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.