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August 26, 2015
TDI Announces Deputies for Finance, Agency Affairs
AUSTIN – Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax announced two key executive positions on his staff today. Doug Slape will become deputy commissioner for financial regulation, and Kevin Brady was named deputy commissioner for agency affairs.

July 30, 2015
Division of Workers’ Compensation Offers Educational Seminar for Medical Office Staff September 16 in Dallas
AUSTIN — The Division of Workers’ Compensation offers an educational seminar, Texas Workers’ Compensation 101 for Medical Office Staff, at the Center for Community Cooperation located at 2900 Live Oak Street in Dallas on September 16. The free seminar will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

July 29, 2015
12 Companies Approved to Self-Insure for Workers’ Compensation Claims
AUSTIN, TX — The Texas Department of Insurance’s Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) renewed approval for 12 employers to self-insure workers’ compensation claims. Together, the companies employ about 45,000 people in Texas.

July 24, 2015
Workers’ Compensation Conferences Coming to Dallas, Austin
AUSTIN, TX — The Division of Workers’ Compensation will host two education conferences in Austin and Dallas this fall to help health care providers, employers, insurance carriers, and others learn about new Texas laws and the latest trends in the field.

July 20, 2015
Regional Workplace Safety Summit August 19 in El Paso
AUSTIN, TX — The Division of Workers’ Compensation is hosting a regional workplace safety workshop August 19 in El Paso to help employers learn how to avoid common workplace injuries and comply with federal safety requirements.

July 16, 2015
TDI Seeks Applications for Texas FAIR Plan Association Governing Committee
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance is accepting applications for the board that governs the Fair Access to Insurance Requirements (FAIR) Plan, which provides residential property insurance in underserved areas where it’s not readily available through the private market.

July 14, 2015
Regional Workplace Safety Summit August 12 in Austin
AUSTIN, TX — The Division of Workers’ Compensation is hosting a regional workplace safety workshop August 12 in Austin to help employers learn how to avoid common workplace injuries and comply with federal safety requirements.

July 10, 2015
TDI Seeks Applications for Texas Windstorm Insurance Association Board of Directors
AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Insurance is accepting applications for the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association board of directors after the makeup of the board was changed by the 84th Legislature.

July 06, 2015
Court Approves $84.4 Million Settlement in Farmers Case
AUSTIN – A Travis County district court has granted preliminary approval of a settlement with Farmers Insurance Group that will return $84.4 million to policyholders stemming from a 2002 rate case.

July 01, 2015
Fireworks Safety Tips for Texans
AUSTIN – Celebrating July 4th with fireworks is a national tradition, and the Texas state fire marshal says common-sense tips are the key to a fun and safe holiday.

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