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Court Upholds Judge's Ruling Limiting Defendant's Ability to Question Plaintiffs

By WorkCompCentral

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 153 | 0 | 0 min read

A Texas appellate court ruled that a defendant in a tort action failed to preserve his claim of error in a trial judge’s rulings limiting his freedom to ask the plaintiffs about their ability to recover workers’ compensation benefits. Case: Hernandez v. Moss, No. 08-13-00315-CV, 11/09/2017, published. Facts and procedural history: Roy Moss and Vaugh Anderson were colleagues who suffered injuries in a car accident while riding in a company van. The van had been stopped at a traffic light when a vehicle being driven by Francisco Hernandez struck it from behind. ...

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Jerry Murphy Nov 15, 2017 06:27 AM

What we needed to learn was the status of the WC carrier's lien on this 3rd party action. Was the lien released as many are in exchange for closure of WC claim or was it still ( presumably ) in place allowing for relief against the judgement granted. Without any details on WC lien this is an incomplete story.

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