Division of Workers’ Compensation News

Texas DWC Claim Files go Digitial

Every month, TDI’s Division of Workers’ Compensation receives hundreds of requests for records of workers’ compensation claims that can date back to the 1960s. DWC first checks to make sure the person requesting the confidential records has a right to …

Lawsuit Alleges California Workers’ Comp System Biased Against Women

California’s workers’ compensation system discriminates against women by judging benefits on the basis of stereotypes and ignoring harm done to women – such as refusing permanent benefits when a woman loses a breast to cancer, according to a lawsuit filed …

MAXIMUS Launches Bill Review Services for California Workers’ Comp Program

MAXIMUS, a provider of government services worldwide, announced the launch of operations under two separate two-year contracts with the California Division of Workers’ Compensation to provide independent medical review and independent bill review services. The combined value of both contracts …

Florida’ Division of Workers’ Comp Conducts Construction Site Statewide Sweep

Florida investigators contacted more than 770 employers and issued 70 citations to construction companies and other businesses that put their employees at risk by failing to carry the required workers’ compensation insurance, the result of a two-day statewide sweep of …