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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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Seven years ago, our firm was honored to be part of launching the Texas chapter of Kids’ Chance, a non-profit organization geared towards providing educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers seriously or fatally injured on the job.  Kids’ Chance of Texas has gone from an organization struggling to find recipients to a group of committed members who have supported nearly 50 students since 2015 that will have 31 scholarship students this year alone.  One of this year’s recipients is Mariam Falana, the 2022 Jim Hudak and Sally Silvia Scholarship awardee, who will attend Rice University pursuing a degree in neuroscience.

In her scholarship application, Mariam tells the story of being called to the office from her gym class the day before her 13th birthday only to be told her father had been killed in a motor vehicle accident while at work that day.  She reflected on the hardships thrust on her mother in her new role as the sole breadwinner for the family and the ways her father’s death changed Mariam’s perception of the small inconveniences that so many of us get wrapped up in every day.  She concluded by sharing that the memory of her father served as constant motivation for her to live as he did “spreading laughter and positivity as I challenge the conventions of today to innovate a better tomorrow.”  Mariam embodies the spirit of the young people Kids’ Chance of Texas strives to serve each year.

One way Kids’ Chance of Texas has been able to expand its reach over the last seven years is to take its show on the road.  The Marketing Committee has developed a Road Show strategy that involves mapping out all of the workers’ compensation industry conferences, meetings and activities for the year and setting about staffing all of those events with volunteers and board members. Those folks are equipped with a “kit” that includes banners, displays and materials that have helped spread the word and reach as many potential recipients as possible.

You too can be a part of Kids’ Chance of Texas!  Please visit the website at: to donate, volunteer or participate in an event.

SAVE THE DATE:  October 28, 2022 – Golf Tournament – Cowboys Golf Club, Grapevine Texas

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