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COVID-19 AND WORKERS’ COMP CLAIMS

The COVID-19 virus has been ravaging the world, United States, and Texas for over a year. The deadly virus has impacted our economy, the workplace, and workers’ compensation with devastating effects. COVID-19 is still with us as new variants that are more contagious are spreading across our nation and in Texas.

Join Deep East Texas Self Insurance Fund (DETSIF) and a panel of experts for a webinar which will provide our membership with an overview of the COVID-19 virus, the impact of COVID-19 on workers’ compensation, the claims investigation and handling process for COVID-19 claims, legal issues, and first responder and nurse COVID-19 presumption legislation that is under consideration by the Texas Legislature and is expected to pass. 

The webinar marks DETSIF’s first of several upcoming webinars which will provide our membership with insight into the Texas workers’ compensation system, claims handling processes, claims reporting requirements, and issues unique to our membership.

Topics Include

COVID-19 the virus and new variants

Impact of COVID-19 on the nation, Texas, and workers’ compensation in Texas

Claims investigation and compensability of COVID-19 claims

First responder COVID-19 claims

Future impact of the COVID-19 virus 

COVID-19 vaccinations and a recent DWC guidance on COVID-19 vaccine reaction claims

COVID-19 presumption legislation and the impact on DETSIF members if passed

Reasonable risk management steps to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 in the workplace

Be sure to Register for this event today. 

COVID-19 and Workers' Comp Claims

Members Free Webinar

April 13, 2021 | 1:30 – 3:00pm

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