31.4 When Recovery Begins for CRS funds

CRS recovery of funds begins when:

  • funds that are recoverable have been encumbered; and
  • CRS program staff members learn that a consumer has filed:
    • a lawsuit or claim, or will file a lawsuit, against a third party for injuries; or
    • a lawsuit appealing the decision of the Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers' Compensation in a workers' compensation case.