Texas Workers’ Comp Study of Covid-Related Claims

a A November 10, 2020, study by the Texas Department of Insurance – Division of Workers’ Compensation (TDI-DWC) found that the majority of Covid-related claims were filed by first responders: “As of September 27, 2020, insurance carriers reported more than 25,000 COVID-19 claims and 100 fatalities to DWC. Most of these claims and fatalities involve […]

OIEC First Responder Liaison for Texas Workers’ Comp

HB 2082, which created a first responder liaison at the Office of Injured Employee Counsel (OIEC) within the Texas Workers’ Comp program, went into effect on September 1, 2017. Click here to learn more: OIEC First Responder Liaison HB 2082

New Fentanyl Guide for First Responders

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration recently released a guide on fentanyl for first responders.  Click here to access it: Fentanyl Guide Public Fire EMS June2017