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Texas Mutual Names Strong VP, Underwriting Operations

Paschal Strong has been appointed vice president of underwriting operations at workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co. In this newly created position within the underwriting division, Strong will be responsible for the company’s regional underwriting operations and advancing the …

Texas Mutual, VFIS of Texas Award $500K to Emergency Service Groups

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. and Volunteer Firemen’s Insurance Services of Texas are awarding $500,000 to nonprofit emergency service organizations across Texas through two separate grant programs. $200,000 will be designated for a financial relief grant program to help provide funding …

Insurers Score a Win in Texas Air Ambulance Fee Dispute

State law prevails in disputes between insurers and an air ambulance service over reimbursements under the Texas workers’ compensation system, the state’s highest court recently ruled. In Texas Mutual Insurance Co., et al, v. PHI Air Medical Inc., the Texas …

Lentz Named Senior VP – Underwriting at Texas Mutual Insurance Co.

Workers’ compensation provider, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., has appointed Jeff Lentz as the company’s senior vice president (SVP) of underwriting. He most recently was vice president of underwriting at the company. Lentz will oversee corporate underwriting, underwriting support services, regional …

Texas Mutual to Distribute $330M in Policyholder Dividends Two Months Early

Workers’ compensation insurer, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., will distribute $330 million in policyholder dividends to be paid out two months early than scheduled. The company has historically paid dividends in June, and in response to the coronavirus pandemic, saw an …

Texas Mutual: Massachusetts Firm Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Comp Fraud

A Massachusetts company has pleaded guilty in a Travis County, Texas, district court to workers’ compensation fraud, according to Texas Mutual Insurance Co. Texas Mutual says EME International Inc. (EME) of Marblehead, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty to a third-degree felony and …

Texas Business Owner Must Pay $50K in Restitution in Work Comp Fraud Case

The owner of a South Texas truck stop has been ordered to pay $50,000 in restitution after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. James Russell Williams owns George West Truck Stop pleaded guilty in a Travis County District Court, according …

Texas Mutual Distributes $1.1M in Grants for Workforce Development

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. has distributed $1.1 million in grants to 16 organizations across the state to fund workforce development programs. “The Texas workforce is one of the strongest in the country, and investments like these grants from Texas Mutual …

Texas Woman, Man Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud in Separate Cases

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that two Texans have been convicted of workers’ compensation fraud in two separate cases. The workers’ compensation insurer said Sharon Boachie of Arlington and Larry Toliver of Knox City were sentenced in Travis County district …

Texas Mutual Distributes $3.5M in Early Qualifier Dividends

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. recently paid $3.5 million in early qualifier dividends to approximately 3,200 newer policyholder owners across the state. This payout is the final component of the company’s $330 million record dividend distribution to more than 55,000 policyholders …