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A Georgia contractor was sentenced to eight years of probation, and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine and $3,748 in restitution after pleading guilty to a premium fraud charge, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation announced Thursday.
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A former California Highway Patrol officer was sentenced to 180 days in jail and five years' probation after pleading no contest to insurance fraud, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.
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The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that the failure to install a saw that allegedly had a better guard than the one that caused an injury was not tantamount to the removal of a safety guard on the first saw.
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 451 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Churchville attorney and an Augusta County Circuit Court judge are engaged in another legal dispute in a feud that began, in part, with a workers’ compensation case, a newspaper reported.
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The District of Columbia Court of Appeals ruled that additional administrative proceedings were required before it could rule on the merits of a former FedEx employee’s long-running claim for benefits for her psychological condition.
State: FL | Segment: Top | 1073 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Guarantee Insurance Co. has been placed under administrative supervision by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation and must stop writing new business, after FLOIR became concerned about the workers’ comp insurer’s finances.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 327 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Fewer injured workers in Kentucky who were taking pain medications received opioids — and received smaller amounts on average — after the implementation of Kentucky’s House Bill 1, according to a new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute.
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Federal agents set up a sting that involved taking a malingering workers’ compensation claimant on a three-day kayaking trip as part of an effort to prove that she was lying about her inability to work following an injury.
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A federal trial court judge ruled that the father of a 5-year old boy who was killed in a boating accident could not assert a viable claim against the owner of the ship allegedly at fault for a breach of the duty of seaworthiness.