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... 354, 128 SW2d 4, 6 (1939) (citations omitted). As we have recently noted, "[b]ecause we
should liberally construe the Workers' Compensation Act in favor of the injured worker,
a strained or narrow construction of [the Act] would be improper. ...
... The question before 366 us is limited to whether under these particular circumstances the
Legislature extended statutory immunity from suit by an injured worker—the major incentive for
an employer to carry workers' compensation insurance—to an entity that is not the injured ...
To be eligible to treat injured patients and to receive payment under the workers' compensation
system, a doctor must be listed on the ADL. See Tex. Lab.Code Ann. § 408.022(a) (West
Supp.2005).  Texas Labor Code section 408.023 provides the basis for admitting a ...