Proving Extent Of Injury In A Disputed Texas Workers' Compensation Case


Extent of injury is a highly contested issue in the Texas workers' compensation system. Insurance companies regularly raise disputes claiming that liability is limited to a sprain or strain diagnosis when in fact, the injury is much more serious. In these situations, injured workers and the doctors that treat them must understand how to prove the more serious diagnosis resulted from the work incident or is otherwise compensable. This article addresses the most common methods for showing compensability in extent of injury cases.

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