Workers' Compensation Law

Workers’ Compensation Law involves disputes regarding the rights and duties of employees, employers, health care providers and insurance carriers arising out of the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act and the Administrative Procedure Act and pertains to compensation claims for a work related injury or disability.

Lawyers in this area represent clients before the Texas Department of Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Division, Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission, and more.

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Workers' Compensation Law.

Board Certified Difference - Workers' Compensation Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Worker’s Compensation Law experience with a yearly minimum 30% substantial involvement with Worker’s Compensation Law matters;
  • Participation in a specific number of hearings relating to Workers’ Compensation disputes;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Workers' Compensation Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Workers' Compensation Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.  
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