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What Are the Four Types of Workers’ Comp Benefits?

What exactly are the benefits that workers’ comp grants? In Texas, there are four major categories of workers comp benefits. Depending on the circumstances of an injury, the recipient could be eligible for any or all of these categories of benefits. Four Types of Workers Comp Benefits Medical treatment. These benefits can help cover things like doctor visits, diagnostic studies,…
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Can Age Make You More Likely to Die in a Work Accident?

An Associated Press analysis of federal statistics shows that as age increases, so does the chance of work-related fatalities. This is despite the fact that overall work accident fatalities are on a decline. The trend is worrisome, since baby boomers are increasingly shirking the traditional retirement age of 65. The United States government estimates that by 2024, nearly one-fourth of…
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How Do I Resolve a Workers’ Comp Dispute?

Sometimes, when you make a workers’ compensation claim, a dispute may arise regarding your injury or illness. If something does arise, the first thing you want to do is get in contact with the insurance carrier. If you are unable to solve the dispute this way, you can call the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC). This…
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