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Every day, governing bodies across the country pass laws affecting millions of people. Judges issue rulings that set new precedents on how laws are interpreted. New cases call into question whether existing laws are applicable in the modern world. While there are a seemingly endless number of law blogs out here to follow the latest developments, not every blog publisher has the expertise and years of experience as the attorneys at Hodges & Foty.

 

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Can You Take Legal Action After a Prescription Error in Texas?

In Texas, the ramifications of a prescription error can be far-reaching and devastating, raising critical questions about the possibility of legal recourse. These errors, which may include receiving the wrong medication, incorrect dosage, or unsafe instructions, can lead to serious health complications or even fatal outcomes. A medical malpractice lawyer from Hodges & Foty, LLP specialize in addressing these critical issues, offering expert legal guidance and representation in cases of pharmacy malpractice.  With extensive experience and a deep understanding of Texas law, our medical malpractice attorneys are well-equipped to evaluate and pursue claims where negligence by healthcare providers or pharmacies has...

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What Are Your Legal Options After Being Misclassified as an Independent Contractor?

If you have been misclassified as an independent contractor instead of an employee, the results can be costly. While misclassifying employees as independent contractors may save the employer a lot of money, the employee will suffer. To ensure your rights are protected, contact one of our trusted Texas unpaid wages lawyers today. At Hodges & Foty, LLP, our team of unpaid wages attorneys have over 40 years of combined experience helping clients get the wages they have earned. If you have been misclassified as an independent contractor, you may be eligible to pursue unpaid wages that have been withheld with the...

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What Does It Mean to Be Misclassified as an Independent Contractor?

As an employee, receiving the wages that you have rightfully earned is of the utmost importance. Unfortunately, there are situations that may arise where an employee is misclassified as an independent contractor. This can affect many aspects of an employee's benefits, such as an employee's overall wages due to being deemed exempt as an independent contractor and therefore being denied overtime pay. Hodges & Foty, LLP is a Texas law firm with more than 40 years of combined experience helping clients who have been misclassified as independent contractors. Our board-certified misclassification lawyers are proud to offer trusted legal counsel to workers across...

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How Do I Know If I Qualify For Overtime Pay As a Worker Paid a Day-Rate?

Understanding your rights to overtime pay as a day-rate worker can be incredibly complex and confusing. It is essential to discern the legal nuances that determine eligibility for additional compensation, ensuring that your labor is valued and fairly compensated in accordance with the law. In employment law, determining eligibility for overtime pay as a day-rate worker requires careful consideration.  If you are compensated with a day rate, you can qualify for overtime compensation when you work more than 40 hours per week for an employer. We recommend you contact a overtime lawyer for more information about Texas law and how it...

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4 Signs You May Not Be Receiving Proper Compensation

When you work hard, you deserve to be compensated according to the law. Unfortunately, there may be several reasons that an employer may not be compensating you the way they should, whether on purpose or not. If you believe that there may be some discrepancies when it comes to your pay, there are several signs to look out for that may point towards improper compensation. Hodges & Foty, LLP is a seasoned law firm with more than 40 years of combined experience helping workers achieve fair compensation. As specialists in wage and hour disputes, our firm proudly demonstrates an unwavering dedication...

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Do You Qualify for Additional Pay as a Texas Waiter or Waitress?

Waiters, waitresses, and other servers commonly work for less than minimum wage and then gain any tips they earn from customers. However, there are times when servers make less than the wage they legally deserve, which can happen when they are mostly paid through tips. When this happens, employers are typically required to provide additional pay to make up for any issues and discrepancies.  Hodges & Foty, LLP is a Texas-based law firm specializing in employment and personal injury law, advocating for workers' rights across various sectors. Our extensive experience includes handling class action lawsuits against major corporations and offering dedicated...

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What Does It Mean to Be Misclassified as Exempt from Overtime?

Federal law requires that most employees who work more than 40 hours a week receive overtime pay. This overtime rate is typically time-and-a-half pay. If you believe you may have been misclassified as exempt from overtime by your employer, it is important you contact a overtime lawyer who can ensure you understand what this means, how this affects your income, and what legal steps you should take. Hodges & Foty, LLP is a Texas law firm with more than 40 years of combined experience and board-certified overtime attorneys . We are proud to represent workers across the state of Texas, especially...

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Is a Prescription Error At an Elderly Facility Considered Nursing Home Abuse in Texas?

When a nursing home fails to provide the correct medication or dosage, it is not merely an oversight; it can be a harmful breach of the trust and duty of care owed to the elderly and vulnerable. You trust an elderly facility and its trained staff to protect you and your family members, including the handling of all prescription medications. When this trust is breached, you may be entitled to sue for damages.  At Hodges & Foty, LLP, our prescription error lawyers are deeply committed to championing the rights of those impacted by negligence and misconduct in the healthcare sector, particularly...

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What Are Signs of a Prescription Error?

When you visit your pharmacy to pick up a prescription, you trust these medical professionals to ensure your safety and well being. Unfortunately, mistakes happen, and when a patient receives the incorrect prescription or incorrect dosage, serious harm can occur. If you believe you were given the wrong prescription, there are several signs to look for to confirm your suspicions. At Hodges & Foty, LLP, our knowledgeable Texas prescription error lawyers have years of experience helping clients who have suffered due to a prescription error. We are proud to represent the rights of those wronged by pharmacy malpractice and will provide...

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What is a Medication Error and How Can it Affect You?

Medication errors impact patient safety and well-being. At Hodges & Foty, LLP, we specialize in personal injury and medical malpractice cases, highlighting the seriousness of these errors. Medication errors can occur in various forms, such as incorrect prescriptions, dosage mistakes, or administration of the wrong drug. This often leads to severe consequences, including injuries or even fatalities. Victims of medication errors may also face a complex recovery process. With our extensive experience in medical and pharmaceutical malpractice, A prescription error lawyer from Hodges & Foty, LLP offers valuable knowledge in navigating these challenging situations and advocating for the rights and recovery...

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