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Video Footage of Worker's Motorcycle Ride Belied His Claim of Disability, Court Says 04/25/2016
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 442 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 6 min read
A New York appellate court upheld the imposition of penalties and the forfeiture of future benefits on a worker who claimed to be incapable of any physical activity after video surveillance captured him out and about town and riding a motorcycle. ...Read More
 
 
Volunteer Firefighter Arrested For Allegedly Working While on Benefits 04/15/2016
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 1165 | 0 | Popular with Legal
State officials arrested a Connecticut volunteer firefighter on Thursday for allegedly doing construction work while collecting workers' compensation benefits. The Office of the Chief State's Attorney charged Anthony P. Skut, 57, of Coventry, with one count of fraudulent receipt o...Read More
 
 

Veterans Affairs-run Hospital Tagged With Numerous Safety Violations 03/25/2016
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 437 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 1 min read
As part of its crackdown on unsafe workplaces operated by the federal government, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a veterans hospital in Arkansas for numerous willful and repeat violations. ...Read More
 
 

Volunteer Firefighter's Workers' Comp Fraud Case Dismissed 02/22/2016
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 1123 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A court has discharged a criminal case against a Wendelville man accused of workers’ comp fraud because he’d been going out on fire calls and serving coffee to firefighters while collecting disability benefits for an injury he sustained working as a truck driver, ...Read More
 
 

Vassigh Named Vice President of Rossi Law Group 02/16/2016
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 859 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Workers’ compensation defense lawyer Ali Vassigh has been named vice president of Rossi Law Group in Simi Valley. ...Read More
 
 

Volunteer Firefighter Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor 12/21/2015
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 376 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A New York volunteer firefighter pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, admitting he had falsely stated on a workers' compensation form that he ...Read More
 
 
Vounteer Nonprofit Officers Exempt from Mandatory WC Coverage 12/18/2015
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 1757 | 0 | Popular with Legal
One provision of a regulatory reform bill signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory on Oct. 22 exempts volunteer officers of nonprofit corporations from mandatory workers' compensation coverage, the North Carolina Rate Bureau said in a ...Read More
 
 
VA Medical Center Cited for Serious Safety Violations 12/14/2015
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 424 | 0 | Popular with Legal
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Violations Bring $103,600 in OSHA Fines 11/04/2015
State: WI | Segment: NORTH | 569 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Wisconsin food product manufacturer that allegedly did not protect workers from machinery that could start up during service and maintenance faces $103,600 in fines from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA on Oct. 30 issued citations for one willful, 12 serious ...Read More
 
 

Volunteer Firefighter and Wife Facing Fraud Charges 11/03/2015
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 1101 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An upstate New York volunteer firefighter and his wife face felony fraud charges after investigators discovered the husband had responded to 177 fire and ...Read More
 
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