Texas Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in Texas.

  • The Texas state House of Representatives on Friday voted 116-24 to pass a bill that would create a presumption that COVID-19 is compensable for any state-licensed nurse diagnosed with the…
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Co. Company named Larry Martin as the company’s new senior vice president of human resources. Larry Martin Martin assumed this role following the retirement of Lynette Caldwell, who…
  • A Texas appellate court revived an injured worker’s claim of age discrimination but upheld the dismissal of his disability discrimination and retaliatory termination claims. Case: Fenley v. Texas Plumbing Supply Co.
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Co. on Wednesday announced that Bill Potter will serve as its new chief financial officer. Bill Potter Potter assumed the role following the retirement of Mike Barron, who…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is seeking comments on a proposed plan to update notices as it prepares to move its headquarters in 2022. The division in April announced it…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is seeking comments about whether it should maintain four sets of regulations dealing with reports of injury, injury prevention services, accident prevention services, and…
  • The Texas Supreme Court ruled that a worker hired by a staffing agency and assigned to a client qualified as an employee of the client company under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Case:…
  • Texas Mutual Insurance Co. on Monday announced that its board of directors unanimously approved a $330 million dividend distribution for 2021. The payout will be distributed in June to about 57,000…
  • The Texas House of Representatives on Friday unanimously passed two bills making minor changes to workers compensation statutes. HB 3622, by Rep. Cole Hefner, R-Mount Pleasant, would preclude physicians from receiving…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation would be allowed to conduct benefit review conferences by video conference under a bill the state House of Representatives passed Thursday. The House passed HB 1752,…

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