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O’Brien Law Firm protects out-of-work benefits recipient from unfair fraud claims

On December 18, 2014, Kerry O’Brien of the O’Brien Law Firm tried a case against the TWC on behalf of a claimant who had received out-of-work benefits. That case is Cause No. 12-547-C368, in the 368th Judicial District Court of Williamson County. Although the TWC only needed to show a small amount of evidence of fraud to prevail, O’Brien won a ruling from the Court that there was no evidence of fraud, relieving that client from the obligation of repaying about 80% of the benefits they received.

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O’Brien Law Firm settles overtime claim for CAD drafter

One job position commonly treated as exempt from overtime, but which appears to be non-exempt under the law (must be paid overtime pay), is a CAD (computer-aided design) drafter. CAD drafters typically use programs such as AutoCAD, IntelliCAD, and Siemens Solid Edge. While CAD drafters typically work on technical designs for complex machinery and structures, […]

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O’Brien Law Firm files suit for unpaid quarterly bonus

On May 18, 2022, the O’Brien Law Firm filed suit in a Travis County court on behalf of a former employee of an Austin-based technology startup geared towards governmental entities. The employee was laid off, but the company failed to pay his promised bonus for the 4th Quarter of 2021. At first, the employee’s manager […]

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