State: WA | Segment: WEST | 179 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Washington state claimant who ran his own insurance agency while collecting workers’ compensation benefits was sentenced Monday to 60 days in jail and ordered to pay restitution that the Department of Labor & Industries says amounts to more than $233,000.
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An Ohio appellate court ruled that the Industrial Commission abused its discretion in adjusting the start date for a worker’s permanent total disability award based upon the report of a physician, which the commission had not relied upon to find the worker permanently and totally disab...Read More
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New York authorities arrested a state correctional officer on Friday on charges that he submitted dozens of forged medical records so that he could avoid working but receive full pay, the state Inspector General’s Office said.
State: LA | Segment: Top | 854 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Despite a successful third-party lawsuit, a workers’ compensation carrier must still pay to treat an injured forklift operator because the suit’s damages did not include an award for future medical benefits.
State: NC | Segment: Top | 1056 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that ambulatory surgery centers are not separate and legally distinct from hospitals, overturning a Wake County Superior Court decision that invalidated a new Medicare-based fee schedule for ASCs.
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The owner of a Brooklyn construction company has pleaded guilty to grand larceny for stealing $700,000 from workers by failing to pay the prevailing wage on public works projects, the borough’s acting district attorney ...Read More
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The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a worker was not entitled to an enhanced award of disability compensation because his injury did not result from a willful safety violation by his employer.