Texas Workers’ Compensation Law Attorneys–There is No Prohibition Against Communicating With Employer Of Insurance Carrier Through Insurance Defense Attorney
APPEAL 972657 – JANUARY 29, 1998
The Hearing Officer determined that Claimant was entitled to SIBs for the third quarter in spite of a job offer letter from the Employer. The Claimant took the “job offer” letter to his attorney and the attorney wrote for clarification. The Employer did not answer.
The Appeals Panel affirmed and stated that there is no prohibition against communicating with one’s employer or carrier through an attorney. They also stated that Rule 129.5 may be used as guidance in determining the bona fide nature of a job offer (Appeal 961570).
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