Texas Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in Texas.

  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation corrected three recently adopted forms relating to wage statements to add bar codes and remove contact information from the letterhead. The division on Friday said…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation announced that the interest rate used to calculate the present-day value of lump sum settlements, among other things, will climb to 7.46% in October…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation will increase maximum temporary income benefits by 5.1% to $1,112 from $1,058, effective Oct. 1. The maximum temporary total disability benefit is set at 100%…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is accepting public comments on a proposed rule it says will make editorial updates and correct obsolete references in 28 Texas Administrative Code Section…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is looking for presenters for its 2023 conference. The division said it’s looking for presentations that appeal to people just entering the work comp industry…
  • A Texas appellate court overturned an award to a treatment provider for additional reimbursement for services rendered to an injured worker. Case: Facility Insurance Corp. v. Patients Medical Center, No. 03-17-00666-CV, 09/08/2022, published. Facts: On…
  • A Texas appellate court revived part of an injured worker’s negligence suit against his nonsubscribing employer for injuries from climbing out of the bed of his work truck. Samuel Adams Flores worked…
  • A Texas appellate court ruled that an engineering service provider should have been granted summary judgment dismissing a lawsuit over a worker who died while attempting to rescue a colleague who…
  • The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit alleging a Texas newspaper illegally fired a reporter in retaliation for reporting an insect infestation in the newsroom. The department said a journalist…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is accepting comments on the proposed fiscal year 2023 research agenda for the Workers’ Compensation Research and Evaluation Group. The group is proposing the following…

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