State News : Texas

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

Select a state from the dropdown menu below to scroll through the state specific archives for updates and opinions on various workers’ compensation laws in your state.

Contact information for NWCDN members is also located on the state specific links in the event you have additional questions or your company is seeking a workers’ compensation lawyer in your state.




Accordingto arecent TDIreport resultingfrom aOpen RecordsRequest bythe Insurance Council of Texas, insurancecarriers prevailedthe majority ofthe timein bothprospective and retrospective medical necessityIndependent ReviewOrganizationreviews.  Thereport coversthe years2009-2013. These numbers are not surprising since the adoption of the Official DisabilityGuidelines (effective 5/1/07),but itis goodto knowthattheIRO reviewsystem appears tobe producing consistent outcomes applying evidence-based guidelines fromthe ODG.