The Texas Supreme Court threw employers a curve ball last Summer with the In Re XL Specialty Insurance Co. and Cambridge Integrated Services Group Inc. case. The case held that communications between an employer and a third party attorney for a workers compensation carrier were not privileged from discovery.
This question is striking fear in the hearts (yes, we have them) of insurance agents and brokers across Texas. In fact, “Explaining how a modifier is calculated” ranked #487 on the 2007 list of 500 things agents and brokers love about their business. Of course, that does not apply to John Prince. He loves explaining how a modifier is calculated. Seriously. You can reach him at 1-800-438-8346,