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April 17, 2018
Videos make workers’ comp easier to understand
Workers’ compensation can be confusing. Most people don’t even think about it until after they get hurt at work. But if you have a work-related injury or illness, you’ll need a guide to the Texas workers’ compensation system.

April 12, 2018
DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on May 16 in El Paso
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) offers a Regional Safety Seminar on May 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Education Service Center, Region 19, 6611 Boeing Drive in El Paso. The seminar provides employers and employees affordable training on common causes of preventable workplace injuries and fatalities, and on current and upcoming regulations in the occupational safety and health fields.

April 09, 2018
Commissioner of Workers' Compensation resigns
Texas Workers' Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan has informed Gov. Greg Abbott that he will step down from his position effective May 1.

April 05, 2018
Workers’ comp seminar offered in Houston for Health Care Providers and Staff
The Division of Workers’ Compensation and the University of Houston Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar for health care providers and staff providing health care to injured employees in the Texas workers’ compensation system, on May, 15, 2018 at the UH SBDC, Suite 200, 2302 Fannin in Houston. The seminar will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is $99, including lunch and parking.

April 02, 2018
Pflugerville landscape company convicted of workers’ comp fraud
A Pflugerville landscape company pleaded guilty March 21 to misrepresenting its payroll so it could pay less for workers’ compensation coverage.

March 28, 2018
Pasadena facility earns safety award
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recognized Pond & Company for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses at its Pasadena facility. Texas Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan presented the company with the Lone Star Safety Program Award.

March 12, 2018
DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on April 11 in Fort Worth
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) is offering a Regional Safety Seminar on April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Education Service Center, Region 11, 1451 S.

March 06, 2018
Tow company owner convicted of insurance fraud
The former owner of towing company was convicted of fraud in Houston after buying insurance coverage after a wreck and then filing a claim with the wrong date.

March 05, 2018
DWC hosts Regional Workplace Safety Seminar on March 20 in San Antonio
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) offers a Regional Safety Seminar on March 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Education Service Center, Region 20, 1314 Hines Avenue in San Antonio. The seminar provides employers and employees affordable training on common causes of preventable workplace injuries and fatalities and on current and upcoming regulations in the occupational safety and health fields.

February 28, 2018
Welcome to our new website
The Texas Department of Insurance has unveiled a new website to make it easier for Texas consumers to get help with insurance questions, understand the claims process, and know their rights.

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