Texas Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in Texas.

  • HSC International Ltd. was ordered to pay $180,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to premium fraud allegations, the Texas Department of Insurance announced. HSC International, a janitorial company based in Frisco,…
  • A bill pre-filed with the Texas Legislature would give insurers 60 days to contest or deny a workers’ compensation claim for certain public safety employees before forfeiting the right to litigate. HB…
  • The majority of carriers were graded as average performers or high performers in the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation’s 2022 performance-based oversight assessment. The DWC on Thursday announced that 41 carriers,…
  • The Texas Department of Insurance announced that the National Council on Compensation Insurance proposed changes to various workers’ compensation documents. NCCI on Wednesday submitted a regulatory filing that would: Reformat the table…
  • A Texas appellate court ruled that a packaging material manufacturer was entitled to summary judgment on the negligence and gross negligence claims filed by the representative of a temporary worker…
  • Texas contractors and subcontractors would be required to provide workers’ compensation coverage for each of their employees, under legislation filed ahead of the 2023 session. Rep. Armando Walle, D-Houston, on Nov.
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is seeking comments on informally proposed amendments to rules for the designated doctor program. Among other things, the proposed rules would increase payments for some…
  • Texas companies may soon be able to offer their employees a workers’ compensation plan with accident and health coverage on the same policy, potentially increasing the number of insured workers…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation announced a number of executive staff changes. Erica De La Cruz Erica De La Cruz is now deputy commissioner of claims and customer services, a…
  • Lawmakers in Texas are considering a bill that would prohibit the use of experience modifiers in awarding contracts for public and private construction projects. HB 679, introduced Tuesday by state Rep.

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