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Bill Giving Injured Construction Workers Greater Recovery Against Property Owners Passes Texas House Of Represenantives

Posted in Bills and Proposed Legislation, Insurance, Safety, States, Texas

The Texas House passed a bill (HB1657) in a 73-71 vote and sent it to the Senate.  If enacted, HB1657 will expand the types of claims injured construction workers can recover from property owners under Texas law.    Earlier this year the Texas Supreme Court decided Entergy v. Summers.  Under that case, property owners who buy… Continue Reading