State: CA | Segment: Top | 969 | 1 | Popular with Legal
A report released Tuesday that aims to improve California's workers' compensation fraud-fighting efforts breathes new life into an old idea: Requiring carriers and employers to send explanation-of-benefit forms to applicants so that injured workers may tip investigators if they spot spuri...Read More
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With this week’s New Jersey Supreme Court decision in Vitale v. Schering-Plough Corp., the Garden State has become the first jurisdiction to rule that workers cannot sign away their right to ...Read More
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The Illinois Appellate Court ruled that an injured worker’s failure to disclose the existence of a potential third-party liability action did not bar his pursuit of a claim after a bankruptcy discharge.
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The Kentucky Court of Appeals overturned an administrative determination that an injured worker’s entitlement to permanent partial disability benefits would terminate when he reaches Social Security retirement eligibility.
State: GA | Segment: SOUTH | 198 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
An insurance salesman in Franklin who served a stint as mayor of the city was arrested on felony insurance fraud charges, the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation announced on Tuesday.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 146 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A Louisiana appellate court ruled that a worker failed to establish his claims of retaliation, discrimination and assault against the Shell Exploration and Production Co. and his supervisors.
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Members of the Alaska Workers’ Compensation Board will discuss 2017 state Supreme Court and Workers’ Compensation Appeals Commission decisions during a Jan. 11 meeting.
Board members will also discuss the 2018 year-to-date budget during the meeting. The agenda also includes a ...Read More