Downs . Stanford's extensive workers' compensation practice coupled with our insurance defense knowledge allows us to expertly defend the interests of insurance carriers and employers. Our firm is the largest workers' compensation practice based in North Texas, with a docket that encompasses all Texas venues. We maintain a strong presence before the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, with board representation and a legislative and administrative presence in Austin.
Downs . Stanford provides total support for all facets of workers' compensation claims, from administrative details through the appeals process. Services include legal consultation for a specific claim issue, medical dispute resolution, representation at administrative hearings, defending administrative violations, and the prosecution and defense of judicial review matters. Our attorneys are sought out to appear as expert witnesses on workers' compensation issues. In addition, we are routinely retained to investigate workplace accidents and deaths for potential exposure to the employer under the Texas Labor Code.
To better serve our clients, the Downs . Stanford crisis management team can be reached around the clock—ensuring protection of your rights and preservation of critical evidence at the work site. We also regularly present seminars that keep our clients abreast of the ever-changing Texas Workers' Compensation Act. These seminars are approved by the Texas Department of Insurance and are accredited for continuing education credit.