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Texas Mutual Awards $62K Dividend to Construction Supply Safety Group

Austin-based workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., recently awarded a dividend of $62,147 to the Texas Construction Supply safety group. Texas Mutual said the dividend was earned based on the group members’ dedication to making safety a priority in …

Johnson Named Vice President of Claim Operations at Texas Mutual

Workers’ compensation carrier, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., announced that Curtis Johnson Jr. has been appointed vice president of claim operations. In this role he oversees all claim operations, including special claim services, employers’ liability, subrogation, regional claim operations, medical bill …

‘Tis the Season for Workplace Safety

The holiday season can be one of the most prosperous times of year for many businesses. Increased activity in the workplace often means hiring temporary, seasonal employees. Continued employment gains across all industries and increased consumer spending are expected to …

Texas Construction Company Owners Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Anthony Stokes and Mario Williams of Little Elm, Texas, for workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. Stokes and Williams were sentenced to one year deferred adjudication and ordered to pay …

Texas Doctor Gets 5 Years in Prison on Workers’ Comp Fraud Charges

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that Howard T. Douglas III, M.D. of Frisco was sentenced to five years’ confinement. On May 16, 2014, a Travis County jury convicted Douglas on felony workers’ compensation fraud-related charges for overbilling Texas Mutual for …

Safety Is Paramount for Texas Mutual CEO Gergasko

Richard Gergasko, CEO of workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., describes himself as an insurance geek. Trained as an actuary, he’s been involved in the insurance business for 30 years. With Texas Mutual since February 2013, Gergasko previously worked …

Texas Doctor Convicted Again on Workers’ Comp Fraud Charges

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that a Travis County jury convicted Howard T. Douglas III, M.D. of Frisco, Texas, on felony workers’ compensation fraud-related charges for overbilling Texas Mutual for functional capacity evaluations. Sentencing is set for June 19, 2014. …