The course has now changed for some slip and fall claims brought against nonsubscriber employers by their employees. 

The Texas Supreme Court, in its response to a certified question from the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit concerning conflicting court precedent, has clarified and confirmed various key issues of premises liability law.  Texas’ highest court has ruled that, subject to two limited exceptions, an employer generally does not have a duty to warn or protect its employees from an unreasonably dangerous premises condition that is open and obvious or known to the employee. Click here to continue reading the article.

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