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<br /> www.texaslawyer.com<br /> AUGUST 16, 2010 · VOL. 26 · NO. 20 · $9.00<br /> ENTERGY FIGHT MAY ARISE IN WORKERS' COMP DIVISION SUNSET REVIEW<br /> Supporters of the Texas Supreme Court's decision<br /> in Entergy Gulf States Inc. v. Summers may have<br /> thought the fight ended when a bill to repeal the<br /> ruling stalled in the state Senate in 2009. But get<br /> ready for round two. When the Texas Legislature<br /> meets in 2011, debate over the 2009 Entergy decision is<br /> expected to re-ignite.<br /> Entergy allows plant owners to obtain immunity<br /> from injured workers' suits for damages by providing<br /> workers' compensation insurance coverage for subcon-<br /> tractors' employees working on their premises.<br /> by MARY ALICE ROBBINS “I think the Legislature considered that to be a fun-<br /> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=1"> www.texaslawyer.com AUGUST 16, 201</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=2"> 2 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=3"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=4"> 4 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=5"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=6"> 6 TEXAS LAWYER NEARLY $29 MILLION PAID TO FO</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=7"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=8"> 8 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=9"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=10"> 10 TEXAS LAWYER VERDICTSEARCH Go to TexasL</a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=11"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=12"> 12 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=13"> AuguST 16, 20103 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=14"> 14 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=15"> AuguST 16, 20103 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=16"> 16 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=17"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=18"> 18 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=19"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=20"> 20 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=21"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=22"> 22 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=23"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=24"> 24 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=25"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=26"> 26 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=27"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=28"> 28 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=29"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=30"> 30 TEXAS LAWYER </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=31"> AUGUST 16, 2010 </a> <a title="Texas Lawyer, August 16, 2010 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/17ffca6d?page=32"> </a>