Texas Court of Appeals Says Workers’ Comp. Insurance Company Liable for Surgical Delays
On August 3, 2011, the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District at Austin, ruled against Texas Mutual Insurance Company and found that an injured employee was entitled to his pursue a claim for bad faith arising out of Texas Mutual’s delays in providing surgery for his on-the-job injury.
The Court of Appeals confirmed that workers’ compensation insurance companies cannot rely on the fact than another dispute was pending in order to excuse the delays caused by an insurance company in paying for surgery for an injured employee.
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