Texas Work Comp News

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The latest news about workers compensation in Texas.

  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is lowering the interest rate and discount rate for the last quarter of 2021 to 3.57%, down slightly from the third-quarter rate. The new rate…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is hosting its quarterly meetings with health care providers and carriers over Zoom on Oct. 14. The DWC holds quarterly meetings to provide updates on…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation will increase maximum temporary income benefits by 5.1% to $1,058 from $1,007, effective Oct. 1. The maximum temporary total disability benefit is set at 100%…
  • A Texas appellate court ruled that a trial court judgment was void because a worker failed to serve his proposed judgment on the Division of Workers’ Compensation 30 days before…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is asking system users for input on any rules that should be amended. Anyone recommending a rule change is asked to use a DWC template…
  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed Cassie Brown to serve as insurance commissioner for a term that will run through Feb. 1, 2023. Cassie Brown Brown has served as Workers’ Compensation Commissioner…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is accepting public comments on proposed rules to implement recent legislation allowing the agency to continue holding remote benefit review conferences after pandemic restrictions…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is asking the public for input on proposed revisions to five workers’ comp forms, the agency announced. The proposed changes would cover: DWC Form-081, an agreement…
  • The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation has adopted its fiscal year 2022 research agenda for the Workers’ Compensation Research and Evaluation Group, the agency said. The agenda includes an order to…
  • A Texas appellate court upheld the denial of a worker’s claim for a back injury even though a trial judge failed to file findings of fact and conclusions of law. Case: Williams…

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