Monthly Archives: April 2019

Join MWL for a Webinar on Texas Automobile Subrogation July 16, 2019 at 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Texas has more roads than any other state in the country. It has over 15 million licensed drivers on the road and its residents own and operate more than 8 million automobiles—twice as many as New York or Illinois and … Learn More

Texas Clarifies Workers’ Compensation Subrogation In Death Cases

Texas has historically been a very favorable venue for workers’ compensation subrogation, but it has not been without its gray areas. In death cases, when an employee dies and surviving family members have received workers’ compensation benefits, a careful analysis … Learn More

Texas Anti-Indemnity Laws

Texas is at the forefront of enacting laws which limit or bar indemnification clauses of contracts in industries in which the Texas legislature perceive one contracting party has an unfair advantage over the other. Texas currently has anti-indemnity statutes for … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Featured In New York Times Article On Exculpatory Agreements

Subrogation potential often crashes and burns in the face of exculpatory agreements and liability waivers. As a result, understanding and invalidating such waivers has become an indispensable aspect of the subrogation industry. On April 12, 2019, Lee Wickert with MWL’s … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Announces Austin, Texas Office

New Austin Office Opens May 1 Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. (“MWL”) is proud to announce the opening of its new Austin, Texas branch office. The office will be overseen by Gary Wickert, Jim Busenlener, and Lee Wickert. All three … Learn More

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. Wishes Everyone A Blessed Easter!

Matthiesen, Wickert & Lehrer, S.C. would like to wish all of our clients and friends a very blessed Easter. While Easter means different things to different people, we celebrate the Good News which Easter represents. It is the fulfillment of … Learn More

The Evolution Of Texas Workers’ Compensation Subrogation

As a native Texan, I have an interest in Texas history. The history of workers’ compensation subrogation in Texas is as storied as the history of the state itself. The Lone Star State flew the flag of the Kingdom of … Learn More