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 intends to amend Texas Administrative Code §132.17 (Rule 132.17) concerning Denial, Dispute, and Payment of Death Benefits. The proposed amendments incorporate updates for plain language and “agency style” and clarify a Carrier’s deadlines to file disputes over eligibility for death benefits. The proposed rule is available here

Comments concerning the proposed rule may be emailed to the Division at

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