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.




DWC Has a New Deputy Commissioner for Compliance and Investigations

Dan LaBruyere has been named by Commissioner Jeff Nelson as the new Deputy Commissioner for Compliance and Investigations to replace Debra Knight, who was appointed State Fire Marshal in August. Here is DWC’s current organizational chart showing its executive staff including Dan:  

As the Deputy Commissioner of Compliance and Investigations, Dan will be responsible for overseeing DWC’s investigation of administrative and criminal violations. Compliance and Investigations includes Audits and Investigations, Enforcement, the Fraud Unit, and the Fraud Prosecution Unit. Dan previously served as a prosecutor in Travis, Hays, and Wharton Counties. 

Dan has been licensed to practice law since 2012. He is a UT grad and obtained his law degree from Baylor University. We look forward to working with Dan and getting to know him better.

Copyright 2023, Stone Loughlin & Swanson, LLP