The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation (TDI-DWC), is now offering workers compensation system data online.
Interactive tools allow users to create customized graphics and download the charts and data from the on-line site.
On the site, users can find:
- Workers compensation claims data.
- Income and death benefit information.
- Dispute resolution.
- Medical fee disputes.
- Designated doctor appointments.
- Medical benefits.
Rod Bordelon, commissioner of workers compensation said, “We are pleased to provide information in an interactive format that allows system participants to more easily access aggregate claims information.”
The report contains information from 2006 through 2010 and eliminates the need for workers comp system participants to submit open records requests for the information.(WCxKit)
It is available for free here.
This information was provided by attorney Stuart Colburn, a Shareholder at Downs Stanford in Austin, Texas. Colburn has extensive experience in all phases of dispute resolution before the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers Compensation and in district courts across the state. Stuart represents clients regarding workers compensation, non-subscription, subrogation, and bad faith litigation. He is the founder and the first chairman of the State Bar of Texas (SBOT) Workers Compensation Section; course coordinator for the SBOT the Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar; and course coordinator for the Texas Workers Compensation Forum. He can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Do not use this information without independent verification. All state laws vary. You should consult with your insurance broker or agent about workers comp issues.
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