Texas Supreme Court To Decide On Workers’ Comp Benefits Agreement
(March 22, 2016, 8:05 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — Oral arguments are scheduled to be held March 30 before the Texas Supreme Court in order for the state’s high court to decide whether an agreement reached between an injured worker and an insurance carrier, with which the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) does not agree, violated state law (Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation v. Bonnie Jones, et al., No. 15-0025, Texas Sup.).
Bonnie Jones was injured while working in 2005. Workers’ compensation carrier...