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April 19, 2021

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

We hope this update finds everyone well.  It is springtime.  Robin Williams once said “Spring is nature’s way of saying ‘Let’s party!’”  Of springtime, Ernest Hemingway said, “When spring came, even the false spring, there were no pr ...

January 20, 2021

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

We hope this finds everyone well.  2021 looks to be an exciting year for workers’ compensation and Texas.  We all continue to adapt to the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Texas Legislature has convened for the 87th Texas Leg ...

December 28, 2020

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION UPDATE

Texas Workers’ Compensation Heads to the United States Supreme Court in PHI Air Medical, LLC v. Texas Mutual Insurance Company, et al.

The “air ambulance” cases are going to the United States Supreme Court!  Generally, worke ...

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.  

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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 ...