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September 2, 2020

How Do Lawyers Help Solve the Pandemic Crisis of 2020? (Hint: Use Your Skills)

These are rough times. As we shelter at home, the world outside our front door can seem overwhelming and out of control. The headlines and cable news stories recounting the daily toll of the coronavirus compound feelings of futility. No matter the ar ...

August 31, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

THE DIVISION RECENTLY HELD ITS INSURANCE CARRIER QUARTERLY MEETING

Cassie Brown, Commissioner of the Division of Workers Compensation, began the meeting with opening remarks. She indicated the Division was adopti ...

June 26, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

The Texas Supreme Court Rules in the Air Ambulance Cases in Texas Mutual Insurance Co., et al v. PHI Air Medical, LLC

 

by Robert Graves and Jheris Jordan

  In the Texas workers’ compensat ...

March 31, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

We hope this finds you well.  There has been a whirlwind of activity regarding workers’ compensation in Texas recently.  The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) issued numerous Updates and Bulletins outlining its changes to procedures and o ...

March 17, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As we continue to acclimate and adapt to the continuing measures being implemented to address COVID-19, we are providing this update to keep you informed regarding the impact on the Texas workers’ compensation system. Division of Work ...

March 6, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

We hope you find our March, 2020 Workers’ Compensation Update helpful.  If we can answer any questions or provide additional information, please feel free to contact us.  

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

February 5, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

 

THE DIVISION RECENTLY HELD ITS INSURANCE CARRIER QUARTERLY MEETING

  The Division of Workers’ Compensation held the Insurance Carrier Quarterly Meeting on January 22, 2020.  A copy of the mee ...

January 9, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

NEW RULES FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

   The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) adopted amendments to Rules 124.2, 124.3, 180.8, and 180.26 to implement Senate Bill 2 ...

November 22, 2019

Jeff Jury – Genius at resolving disputes

BAJB congratulates Partner Jeff Jury on recognition in Whos Who Legal - Mediation. Although no surprise to all who have worked with him, the publication reports: "Jeff Jury is “a genius at resolving disputes”, according to mar ...

May 15, 2019

That Really Stings! Insect Stings and Texas Workers’ Compensation

Do you recall the first time you were stung by a wasp? I do. As a young boy I was climbing a fence gate. Unknown to me a wasp nest was on the other side of the gate. I was stung three times on my shoulder and back. I remember being astonished and pro ...