Workers' Compensation

Recent Posts

Virginia: Injured Worker Must Show He or She has Reasonably Marketed Residual Work Capacity
Posted on 27 Jun 2020 by Thomas A. Robinson

An injured worker's acceptance of the lowest paying of three jobs offered to him following his work-related injury, on the basis that it was a day-shift position and the others were not, meant he could not recover the difference between his post-injury... Read More

Texas Performance Based Oversight (11/2/2011)
Posted on 2 Nov 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division is evaluating the current criteria Performance Based Oversight (PBO) committee meetings and seeking additional measures. The Division is also accepting input on the weights given to the various measures, a re-assessment opportunity, procedure... Read More

Texas: Recoupment
Posted on 15 Sep 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case [ AP 110692 ] concerns the carrier’s right to reclassify overpaid TIBs as IIBs. In this case, the Hearing Officer cited Appeals Panel Decision 033358-S [ 2004 TX Wrk. Comp. LEXIS... Read More

Texas Performance Based Oversight Work Group Meeting Study
Posted on 5 Mar 2010 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division conducted its second Performance Based Oversight (PBO) work group meeting. Stakeholders discussed various measures to assess the performance of insurance carriers. Although options were discussed, the Division may keep the same four measures... Read More

Texas: Recoupment
Posted on 15 Sep 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

By Stuart D. Colburn, Esq., Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case [ AP 110692 ] concerns the carrier’s right to reclassify overpaid TIBs as IIBs. In this case, the Hearing Officer cited Appeals Panel Decision 033358-S [ 2004 TX Wrk. Comp. LEXIS... Read More

Texas Performance Based Oversight (11/2/2011)
Posted on 2 Nov 2011 by Stuart D. Colburn

The Division is evaluating the current criteria Performance Based Oversight (PBO) committee meetings and seeking additional measures. The Division is also accepting input on the weights given to the various measures, a re-assessment opportunity, procedure... Read More