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Texas Mutual Names Gates Vice President of Houston Region Texas Mutual Insurance Company, a provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Texas, has named longtime insurance industry leader Peppia Gates as its vice president for the Houston region. Gates, who has …

Workers’ Comp Industry Considers Telemedicine as a Treatment Option

Cost savings, better access to care, immediate triaging of injuries and faster claims closings are just some of the benefits of telemedicine, according to workers’ compensation experts, who also say its use is growing. A Texas Department of Insurance Workers’ …

Texas Mutual Wins Health and Wellness Award

Workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., was recently named the winner of the Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award in the large business category at the 2014 Greater Austin Business Awards, the largest business event in Central Texas. Organized by …

Texas Woman Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

A Travis County court sentenced Melody Tendayi of Austin, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges, Texas Mutual Insurance Company reported earlier this week. The court sentenced Tendayi to five years’ deferred adjudication and 150 community service hours. It also ordered …

Texas Man Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Texas Mutual Insurance Company reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Michael Shane Schmidt of Mineral Wells, Texas, on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. The court sentenced Schmidt to one year of deferred adjudication and ordered him to pay $2,649 …

Texas Mutual Looks to Sever Last Ties to State Oversight

The insurer of last resort for workers’ compensation coverage in Texas is seeking to cut its last ties to the state government that created it. Texas Mutual Insurance Co. was established by the Texas Legislature in 1991 as the result …

Texas Mutual Wraps up $150M Dividend Distribution

Approximately $1.8 million in workers’ compensation dividends will be distributed to policyholders, according to Texas Mutual Insurance Co. Approximately 3,000 new policyholders earned dividends based largely on their workplace safety and claim management records. These dividends represent the final component …

Texas Mutual Insurance Names Osmond Claims Manager in Dallas

Workers’ compensation insurance provider, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., has hired Timothy Osmond as claims manager in Dallas. Osmond will be responsible for management of a staff of 36 claims professionals in Texas Mutual’s Dallas regional office. In the role, he …

Texas Man Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

A Travis County court sentenced Henry Gomez on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges, reported Texas Mutual Insurance Co. Gomez paid $1,155 in restitution to Texas Mutual and was sentenced to seven months’ deferred adjudication. Gomez reported a job-related injury while working …