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Texas: Case Law Review of In re Texas Mut. Ins. Co., 333 S.W.3d 925 (Tex.App.—Waco, 2011)

By Stuart D. Colburn, Shareholder, Downs Stanford This case concerns the possible liability of a workers' compensation insurance carrier who gives advice to its insured on employment related issues such as the Family Medical Leave Act, American Disabilities Act or wrongful termination. The...

Unnecessary Litigation in Workers’ Comp Claims Process: Training and Communication Are Key

By John Stahl, Esq. Dr. Bogdan Savych of the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) said at the outset of his May 10, 2012 webinar entitled “Avoiding Litigation: What Can Employers, Payers and States Do” that the goals of the workers’ compensation system included “delivering...

Unnecessary Litigation in Workers’ Comp Claims Process: Training and Communication Are Key

By John Stahl, Esq. Dr. Bogdan Savych of the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) said at the outset of his May 10, 2012 webinar entitled “Avoiding Litigation: What Can Employers, Payers and States Do” that the goals of the workers’ compensation system included “delivering...