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Fort Worth could tap federal rescue funds to help cover rising workers’ compensation costs

Each year, the city of Fort Worth receives about 1,800 workers’ compensation claims. When COVID-19 hit, the claims jumped to 2,100, about a 17% change. With more claims comes more financial responsibility for the city; because Fort Worth’s workers’ compensation program is self-insured, it pays the costs itself. So far in fiscal year 2022, the […]