OK - Liotta Named Chairman of Workers' Compensation Commission
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Gov. Mary Fallin has named Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Mark Liotta, a former state representative from the Tulsa area, to chair the commission and succeed Robert Gilliland.
Liotta, who has served two years of a six-year term on the commission, will become chairman on Aug. 26.
“I am fortunate to have the governor’s confidence, and I intend to continue the commission in the direction we have taken over the last two years,” Liotta said in a press release. “Our goal is to provide unbiased, nonpolitical decisions based solely on the law and the .
NY - Man Admits to Not Having Comp for Company He Ran While Claiming Disability
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A New York man on Wednesday admitted that he did not have workers’ compensation coverage for those he employed at a company he operated while collecting workers’ compensation benefits himself, according to a report by Syracuse.com.
The New York Inspector General’s Office said David C. Sigl, 54, pleaded guilty to insurance fraud, grand larceny and offering a false instrument, all felonies. He also pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge for running a business without workers’ compensation coverage.
The inspector general said Sigl received more than $83,000 in workers&rs.