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Why Have Texas Workers’ Compensation Costs Significantly Dropped?

Texas has many unique and successful businesses, and they all rely on their employees to work hard and stay safe in a protected environment. Workers’ compensation is tool for businesses to provide coverage for their employees in case of injuries on the job. However, workers’ comp can be expensive, and many businesses struggle with keeping up with it financially. Fortunately,…
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Texas Workers’ Comp Insurer Fined $250,000

The Texas Department of Insurance has hit an insurer with a $250,000 fine, which is believed to be the largest fine ever issued for workers’ compensation violations in Texas. The wife of the man who was killed on the job in 2012 had battled the insurer, ACE American Insurance Company, for years. While the woman, a stay-at-home mom of two…
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Texas Supreme Court Rules Injured Worker Can’t Receive Lifetime Workers’ Comp Benefits

The Texas Supreme Court recently ruled an injured Texas worker who suffered a back injury cannot receive lifetime workers’ compensation benefits because she did not demonstrate that her claim was directly related to accident. The woman, who worked as a cook at an El Paso restaurant, injured her knee and back after falling at work in February 2004. She was…
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