If you've been injured on the job and are receiving workman's comp coverage, you may be wondering if you're entitled to mileage reimbursement for traveling to and from your doctor appointments. The answer is yes, in most cases. Here's what you need … [Read more...]
How do attorney fees get paid in workers comp?
In Texas, the way attorneys get paid is as follows: once the attorney completes work on a case, they submit it to the division for review. If the work is approved, the division sends out a notice to the client, the attorney, the insurance carrier, … [Read more...]
Workers’ Comp Form DWC-041: Employee’s Claim for Compensation for a Work-Related Injury or Occupational Disease
Hi, my name's Kim Wyatt. I'm the managing attorney here at Bailey & Galyen for the Workers' Comp department. Today, we're going to discuss a form that many of you will and should have filled out, if you are reporting that you have been injured on … [Read more...]
Workers’ Compensation Lifetime Income Benefits
Currently Benefit Review Conferences are Being Held by Zoom
Howdy, this is Kim Wyatt and i'm the managing attorney of the Work Comp Department here at Bailey & Galyen. Currently benefit review conferences are being held by Zoom. It looks like it's going to be this way for awhile. The legislature has … [Read more...]
Did You Know You Can Be Reimbursed For Mileage And Travel Costs?
Howdy, this is Kim Wyatt and I'm the Managing Attorney at the Work Comp Department here at Bailey & Galyen. Did you know that you could possibly be reimbursed for mileage, your travel costs and possibly meals and overnight stays from your home to … [Read more...]
The Pre-Authorization Process
Howdy, this is Kim Wyatt I'm the Managing Attorney at the Work Comp Department here at Bailey & Galyen. Many of you might be trying to get treatment from your doctor, therapy, program care, injections, MRI's and you may have issues with it getting … [Read more...]
Is My Doctor A Network or Non-Network Provider?
Howdy, this is Kim Wyatt I'm the managing attorney of the Workers' Comp Department here at Bailey & Galyen. You may be searching for a doctor to treat you for your Workers' Comp claim. You really need to know if you are in a network or non-network … [Read more...]
Should I Go Back To Work? Why Did My Checks Stop?
Workers’ Compensation: Benefit Review Conferences
Hi my name is Kim Wyatt, Managing Attorney of Bailey & Galyen's Workers' Comp Department. Do you have your first benefit review conference scheduled? Also called a BRC. This is an informal meeting that takes place in an office setting and usually … [Read more...]