Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Newsletters

How Will the Lower Maintenance Tax Rate Affect Texas Workers’ Comp?

Austin Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan has determined that the maintenance tax rate, which applies to insurance companies, will decrease. This is not unusual for our state, as we have lowered the maintenance tax rate four of the last five years. The 2015 rate will be the lowest in five years. The commissioner states that…
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Why the Decline in Workers Compensation Insurance Rates in Texas?|Austin Workers Compensation Attorneys Examine Underlying Issues

On the surface, Texas appears to be in good health in terms of workplace injuries. According to a recent testimony by the Texas Department of Insurance Workers Compensation Commissioner, workplace injuries are declining. As a result, workers compensation insurance rates are remaining quite low. Workers compensation rates fell by 50 percent from 2003 to 2011. Furthermore, the workers appear to be…
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Texas Adopts New Workers’ Comp Regulations

Austin Injury Attorneys Explain Why You Need a Lawyer After an On-the-Job Accident Workers’ compensation is a state-regulated insurance system that covers employees’ lost income and provides medical benefits if they are injured or become ill in the course of their work. In Texas, private employers can decide whether or not to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for their employees….
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Examples of Third Party Claims

Our Austin Injury Lawyers Explain Workers Comp Laws When an employee suffers an injury at work caused by someone other than a coworker or employer, that employee may be entitled to benefits above and beyond workers compensation. When an employee from another company, contractor, non-worker or defective product causes serious injury, the victim may be eligible for a third party…
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