Justices Ponder Privilege in Workers' Comp Cases

, Texas Lawyer


The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments recently in a case involving a discovery dispute that raises a question about the attorney-client privilege in workers' compensation cases. At issue in the mandamus proceeding is whether the attorney-client privilege applies to communications between an insurer, its lawyer and an employer that purchased workers' comp insurance. Houston solo Alan Daughtry represents the real party in interest.

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