Texas DOI News

Texas Intervenes in Public Adjuster Bankruptcy, $2M Client Restitution Fund Created

In a rare move, the Texas Attorney General’s Office intervened on behalf of the Texas Department of Insurance in the Chapter 11 filing by Correct Claim Public Adjusters, LLC, a firm domiciled in Nevada. A March 30, 2017, letter from …

Texas Workers’ Comp Study Finds Worker Access to Medical Care Improved

The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation reported in a newly released study that access to medical care for injured workers has improved slightly and that a high rate of doctors who treat workers’ comp patients has remained …

Cancer-Stricken Texas Firefighters Often Denied Workers’ Comp

Many Texas cities are denying workers’ compensation to firefighters with cancer, according to union leaders and state lawmakers. Over the past six years, more than 90 percent of the 117 workers compensation claims filed by Texas firefighters with cancer have …

People News: CSAA, Texas DOI, Valen Analytics

CSAA Insurance Group Names Hankins Vice President of Claims CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA insurer, has named Cal Hankins as its vice president of claims. Hankins will oversee all aspects of insurance claims, including strategic planning and site management. He …

Texas Insurance Department Names Davis Associate Commissioner of Fraud Unit

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) appointed Chris Davis as the new associate commissioner of TDI’s Fraud Unit. Davis is a licensed Texas attorney and peace officer. He was previously employed as a managing associate at the Kroll Security Group. …