(a) The division has developed standard interrogatories for parties to exchange the following information:
(1) the name and contact information of the person answering the
(2) the issues in dispute;
(3) any certification of maximum medical improvement and impairment rating;
(4) any statement obtained from any person on the issues in dispute;
(5) the name and contact information for each health care provider the claimant has seen since the date of injury, and the conditions the health care provider treated;
(6) any recordings, photographs, videotapes, or similar material showing the claimant since the date of injury;
(7) for each health care provider the claimant has seen during the five years before the date of injury for treatment of a body part the claimant believes to be part of the claim:
(A) the health care provider’s name and contact information;
(B) the dates the health care provider treated the claimant; and
(C) the conditions the health care provider treated; and
(8) for each expert witness expected to testify:
(A) the expert witness’ name and contact information;
(B) the subject matter the expert witness may or will testify on; and
(C) the general substance of the expert witness’ opinions and a brief summary of the basis for them.
(b) In addition to these standard interrogatories, a party may add up to five additional questions. The parties should write the questions in plain language and present them in a readable and understandable format.
(c) Parties to a dispute must use the standard form interrogatories developed and published by the division in a form and manner consistent with this rule:
(1) Claimant’s Interrogatories to Carrier; and
(2) Carrier’s Interrogatories to Claimant.
The provisions of this § 142.19 adopted to be effective July 9, 1991, 16 TexReg 3397; amended to be effective February 18, 2021.