Ninety Day Rule In Texas Workers’ Compensation Cases

ninety day rule

The ninety day rule in Texas workers’ compensation cases is one of the most dangerous rules we have in the comp system.  It almost always works against the injured worker.  So, it is not only dangerous, but designed to inflict serious harm to the most unsuspecting participant in a claim.  It’s purpose is to end […]

Impairment Rating In Texas Workers’ Comp Claims

impairment rating in Texas

An impairment rating in Texas, as defined by statute, means the percentage of permanent impairment of the whole body resulting from a compensable injury.  It is a measurement of the damage to your body resulting from your work injury. According to Texas workers’ compensation law, impairment is any anatomic or functional abnormality or loss existing […]

It Is Error When Impairment Ratings Reduced Because Of Pre-Existing Conditions

error when impairment ratings reduced

An impairment rating is a measurement of the permanent damage done to your body by a work injury.  It is part of a Texas workers’ compensation claim.  These impairment ratings are supposed to take into account all of the damage that you have to live with.  However, the Division and insurance companies want to limit […]