LA - One Comp Attorney Wins House Seat, Another Defeated
Two well-known workers' compensation attorneys were candidates for the Louisiana House of Representatives, but only one survived Saturday's election.
Larry Frieman, a partner with Juge, Napolitano, Guilbeau, Ruli & Frieman — one of the most prominent insurance defense firms in the state — easily defeated claim...
MN - Postal Worker Collared for Working Dogs While Collecting $100,000 in Benefits
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A Minnesota postal worker collected more than $100,000 in injury benefits, claiming she was unable to work full time. Then she was spotted working dogs at more than 30 agility competitions, prosecutors said.
Lisa Schafer, 57, of Glenwood, pleaded guilty last week to theft of funds from the federal Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, acco...
NATL. - Geoff Godsey Joins Alliant Office in Dallas
Alliant Insurance Services Inc. announced that Geoff Godsey will join its Dallas staff as part of the company’s efforts to strengthen its position in the Southwest.
Godsey is an experienced commercial insurance specialist with a proven track record of success across a breadth of industries and disciplines, including finance, technology,...
OH - BWC Making Grants for School-Shooting Safety Improvements
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The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation is getting into the school-shooting safety business.
The BWC announced this week that it has made more than $6 million in grants for school safety and security across the state since July 1. Schools receive up to $40,000 for safety and incident response equipment, in a 3-to-1 match with local school...