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Do You Know the Rule? Information in Texas Complaints

04 Jun, 2024 Frank Ferreri

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Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) -- If you had to file a complaint with the Division of Workers' Compensation in Texas, would you know what info the agency required. If you have Simply Research, you already know, but if you don't, we recap it for you here.

How a Complaint can be Filed

A person may submit a complaint to the division:

(1) Through the division's website.

(2) By email.

(3) By snail mail.

(4) By fax.

(5) In person.

What Information Must be in the Complaint

(1) The complainant's name and contact information.

(2) Name and contact information of the subject or parties of the complaint, if known.

(3) Name and contact information of witnesses, if known.

(4) Claim file information, which includes, if known --

(a) Name of the injured employee

(b) Address of the injured employee

(c) The date of the injury

(5) A statement of facts about the alleged violation, including the dates or time period the alleged violation occurred.

(6) The nature of the alleged violation, including the specific sections of the Workers' Compensation Act and division rules alleged to have been violated, if known.

(7) Supporting documentation relevant to the allegation that may included, but is not limited to, medical bills, explanation of benefits statements, copies of payment invoices or checks, and medical reports.

(8) Supporting documentation for alleged fraud that may include photographs, video, audio, surveillance recordings, and reports.

(9) Other sources of pertinent information, if known.


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    • Frank Ferreri

      Frank Ferreri, M.A., J.D. covers workers' compensation legal issues. He has published books, articles, and other material on multiple areas of employment, insurance, and disability law. Frank received his master's degree from the University of South Florida and juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Frank encourages everyone to consider helping out the Kind Souls Foundation and Kids' Chance of America.

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