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.  

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The Division has extended the comment period for the rule proposing modification of the cap on

attorneys’ fees and withdrawal of representation, as well as the proposed modifications to forms

relating to attorneys’ fees, attorney representation, and attorney withdrawal from representation.

If you’d like to comment on the rule proposals or proposed form revisions, please submit your

written comments by 5:00 p.m. Central time on October 4, 2016. Written comments may be

emailed ( or physically mailed to: Texas Department of Insurance,

Division of Workers’ Compensation, Maria Jimenez, Workers’ Compensation Counsel MS - 4D,

7551 Metro Center Drive, Suite 100, Austin, Texas 78744-1645.

The Division has also issued a notice that comments that were submitted via email between 8/01/16

and 9/19/16 may not have been received, and is encouraging you to resubmit your comment if it was

submitted via email during that time-frame.