Yes, if your employer is a Texas Non-Subscriber, you have a right to file a lawsuit against your employer if your injury resulted from failing to provide with a reasonably safe workplace. In other words, we have to prove that your employer’s negligence caused your injury. In a workers’ compensation case, you cannot sue your employer.
Non-Subscriber cases very often, but not always, will be resolved in a hearing in front of an arbitrator. The process of arbitration is intended to bring resolution to cases faster than when cases are filed in State or Federal Court. Your work injury lawyer can make sure that when have recovered from your injury, your case is ready to be arbitrated.