OH - BWC Cites Cincinnati for 12 Violations After Worker Electrocuted
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The City of Cincinnati violated 12 safety standards in June when an employee was electrocuted while installing a surveillance camera near electrical lines, the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation said in a preliminary report this week.
Leroy Garrison, 48, was killed when he was working alone in a bucket truck and came into contact with th...
OR - WCB Names New Managing Attorney
The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Board named Jim Moller as its managing attorney.
Moller has worked as a staff attorney at the board for the past six months, according to the November 2019 issue of the WCB’s News & Case Notes newsletter.
He was in private practice representing injured workers, employers and insurers for 2...
CA - Staffing Firm Owner Convicted of Premium Fraud to Pay $944,000 in Restitution
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The owner of a staffing firm who was charged with premium fraud and pleaded no contest to a felony insurance fraud charge was ordered to pay $944,000 in restitution to California’s State Compensation Insurance Fund, according to a report by the Modesto Bee.
Michael Zendejas, owner and president of Trinity Personnel Inc., was accused of under...