Texas DOI Approves 11 Companies to Self-Insure for Workers’ Comp Claims

February 6, 2014

Under Texas law, certain large, private companies can self-insure for workers’ compensation claims, while retaining the protection of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act for the company and for its employees. To qualify, a company must have a minimum workers’ compensation insurance unmodified manual premium of $500,000 and meet other requirements subject to annual review.

The following companies received self-insurance certificates:

  • Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc, Kansas City, KS
  • Bradford Holding Company, Inc., Corpus Christi
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company, Cleveland, OH
  • Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, MO
  • FedEx Freight, Inc., Harrison, AR
  • International Paper Company, Memphis, TN
  • Guardian Industries Corp., Auburn Hills, MI
  • James Construction Group, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, Portland, OR
  • The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH

Source: Texas Department of Insurance

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