The Texas Tribune reports on Walmart's heavy
blow to the Texas workers' compensation system when the retail giant decided to
opt out in March 2012. Texas is currently the only state where employers can
opt out of the workers' compensation system. Benefits for injured workers under
By Jennifer C. Jordan, Esq., General Counsel, MEDVAL, LLC
The National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference generally serves as a pretty good barometer of what the industry focus will be in the upcoming year and it is evident that 2016 will be all about opt-out. Given that it was...