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Beverly Hills radiologist Ronald Grusd will return to court in March to learn his sentence after a federal jury convicted him on 39 counts relating to a kickback scheme that prosecutors say generated $25 million in fraudulent bills for services provided to injured workers in California.
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The two-year certification cycle for qualified medical evaluators means the Division of Workers’ Compensation can’t reasonably be required to provide a hearing before denying reappointment, but it also means the division has to ensure providers get a court date shortly after it issues...Read More
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Consolidation proceedings before the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board have largely been used by payers against service providers, but an administrative law judge recently conjoined 13 cases to determine whether a payer should be sanctioned and ordered to pay attorneys fees and...Read More
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The second week of trial for a Los Angeles radiologist and the administrator for his medical company accused of defrauding California workers’ compensation carriers out of more than $20 million by paying kickbacks for referrals begins this morning in San Diego.
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A deceased worker’s family may not sue the restaurant where he was fatally shot while tending bar because he was in the course and scope of his employment during the robbery, the Arkansas 1st Division Court of Appeals decided Wednesday.
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Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal on Monday ruled that a judge of compensation claims could not reduce the amount of the attorney fee payable to a worker’s attorney below the amount to which the parties have agreed the attorney should receive, and then redirect the fee to the wor...Read More
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A federal judge requested additional briefing on the California attorney general’s request that plaintiffs challenging the constitutionality of the mandatory stay on liens post a bond before an injunction takes effect.