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Division of Workers' Compensation Hosts Annual Texas Safety Summit

Texas employers are invited to join the Division of Workers’ Compensation in Austin for the Texas Safety Summit on May 9-11. The 21st annual workpla. . . read more Thu, 23 March 2017 00:00:00 CDT

Two-step program speeds resolution of many workers’ comp disputes

After a successful pilot project, the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation rolled out a statewide program in October 2016 that has helped speed u. . . read more Wed, 22 March 2017 00:00:00 CDT

DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on April 18 in Tyler

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will present a regional workplace safety workshop for employers and employees on April 18 at the Holiday. . . read more Tue, 14 March 2017 00:00:00 CDT

State Fire Marshal, Tyler County investigation leads to arrests after fatal fire

Joint forensic investigation work by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Tyler County Sheriff’s Office of a March 5 house fire that left one p. . . read more Fri, 10 March 2017 00:00:00 CST

Seven companies re-certified to self-insure for workers’ compensation claims

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) re-certified seven employers to self-insure workers’. . . read more Mon, 6 March 2017 00:00:00 CST

DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Summit on March 7 in San Antonio

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) will present a regional workplace safety workshop for employers and employees on March 7 at the Educatio. . . read more Fri, 17 February 2017 00:00:00 CST

Workers’ comp training offered to Laredo medical office staff

The Division of Workers’ Compensation will offer training for medical office staff at the Division’s Laredo office, 500 E. Mann Rd. Ste. B-2, on T. . . read more Fri, 10 February 2017 00:00:00 CST

Insurance Commissioner selects Nored to head Legal Division

Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax has selected Michael Nored to head the agency’s Legal Division.. . . read more Tue, 17 January 2017 00:00:00 CST

10 Companies Re-Certified to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims

AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) re-certified 10 employers to self-insure workers’ com. . . read more Tue, 3 January 2017 00:00:00 CST

Gainesville clinic owner pleads guilty to insurance fraud

A Gainesville clinic owner pled guilty to insurance fraud and was ordered to repay $1 million after an investigation by the Texas Department of Insura. . . read more Wed, 21 December 2016 00:00:00 CST

Displaying fireworks for a group? You may need a permit

New Year’s Eve is known for parties, and it’s the second most popular times for fireworks. Did you know that a permit may be required for individu. . . read more Tue, 13 December 2016 00:00:00 CST

Texas insurance commissioner elected NAIC secretary-treasurer

Commissioner of Insurance David Mattax has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), which estab. . . read more Tue, 13 December 2016 00:00:00 CST

Workers’ compensation rates in Texas among nation’s lowest

Texas has some of the nation’s most affordable workers’ compensation coverage, according to a 2016 study, which found that the Lone Star State had. . . read more Wed, 9 November 2016 00:00:00 CST

Injured employees have ready access to medical care, study shows

Injured workers in Texas have better access to physicians who can treat them more quickly than they did 15 years ago, according to a September 2016 st. . . read more Fri, 4 November 2016 00:00:00 CDT

Two North Central Texas Companies Earn Safety Award

The Division of Workers’ Compensation recognized Shelton & Shelton Plumbing, LP in Killeen and Texas Hydraulics, Inc. in Temple for exemplary workpl. . . read more Tue, 1 November 2016 00:00:00 CDT

Division of Workers’ Compensation Honors Two North Central Texas Businesses

The Division of Workers’ Compensation will visit Temple and Killeen on Tuesday, November 1, to honor local employers for exemplary workplace safety. . . read more Fri, 28 October 2016 00:00:00 CDT

TDI Seeks Applicants for Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association Board of Directors

The Texas Department of Insurance is accepting applications through November 30 for a public member position on the Texas Medical Liability Insurance. . . read more Thu, 27 October 2016 00:00:00 CDT

Division of Workers’ Compensation Centralizes Fraud Efforts

Since its establishment five months ago, the new in-house fraud unit at the Division of Workers’ Compensation has opened more than 40 investigations. . . read more Mon, 24 October 2016 00:00:00 CDT

Houston health clinic owner pleads guilty to insurance fraud

The owner of a Houston health clinic pled guilty to insurance fraud after billing for medical services – often provided to injured employees – des. . . read more Mon, 17 October 2016 00:00:00 CDT

Two steps to resolving some workers’ comp disputes

The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation is taking a promising pilot program statewide to help simplify and speed resolution of some disputes.. . . read more Mon, 17 October 2016 00:00:00 CDT