FL - Sting Operation Nabs 17 for Unlicensed, Uninsured Contracting
The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, working with investigators from the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, arrested 17 people this week on charges of contracting without a license and failing to obtain workers' compensation insurance.
“These arrests serve as a strong reminder to always do your research before selecting someone...
NATL. - AmTrust, Optum Report Drop in Opioid Prescriptions
AmTrust Financial Services Inc. and pharmacy benefit manager Optum announced that a program launched in 2018 has reduced the number of prescriptions including opioids, by 13,000.
The percentage of workers’ compensation claims with prescriptions containing opioids went from 60% in the final quarter of 2017, to 25% in the final quarter of...
CA - England Ponticello & St. Clair Names Oberjuerge Partner
California workers’ compensation defense firm England Ponticello & St. Clair announced that Alex M. Oberjuerge was named partner.
Oberjuerge is in his eighth year with the firm, having started at the Los Angeles office as a law clerk while attending law school at Pepperdine. After graduating, he joined as an associate in the Los Angeles ...