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Claimant Accused of Submitting Fake X-Ray, Police Report 09/11/2018
State: MN | Segment: NORTH | 238 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 10 min read
Police are on the lookout for a Minnesota claimant who allegedly submitted an X-ray that she found on the internet, along with a fake police report, to seek workers’ compensation benefits, according to ...Read More
 
 

Construction Stop-Work Orders on Decline 09/10/2018
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 91 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
The number of stop-work orders issued to Florida construction companies declined in 2017 from 2016, the first decrease in four years, according to a re...Read More
 
 

Caggiano and Brown Join Willig, Williams & Davidson 09/10/2018
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 36 | 0
Labor and employment attorneys Jessica Brown and Jessica Caggiano have joined Willig, Williams & Davidson, the firm announced Friday. ...Read More
 
 

Court Splits on Proper Standard to Judge Reasonableness of Worker's Refusal to Take Job 09/10/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 100 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal overturned an award of temporary total disability benefits to an injured worker in a case that spawned three separate opinions as to how to judge the reasonableness of her refusal of a job offer within her medical restrictions. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds Commission Decision Denying Additional Benefits for Worker's Fall 09/07/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 86 | 0 | Popular with Insurance | 117 min read
The Arkansas Court of Appeals upheld a decision by the Workers' Compensation Commission denying a worker’s request for additional benefits for her alleged injuries from an on-the-job fall. ...Read More
 
 

Chiropractic Clinics Owner Convicted in Billing Scam 09/07/2018
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 164 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 9 min read
A federal jury in Kentucky convicted the former owner of several Louisville-area chiropractic clinics on fraud, conspiracy, theft and money laundering charges related to a $5 million insurance fraud scheme. ...Read More
 
 

Commission Chief Named President of NAWCJ 09/07/2018
State: VA | Segment: SOUTH | 92 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
James J. Szablewicz, chief deputy commissioner of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission, has been named president of the National Association of Workers’ Compensation Judiciary, the commission announced Thursday. ...Read More
 
 

Court Allows Injured Worker to Proceed With Strict Liability Claim Against Property Developer 09/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: NC | Segment: SOUTH | 110 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 21 min read
The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday revived an injured worker’s strict liability claim against a property developer who had hired his employer to perform an ultra-hazardous activity. ...Read More
 
 

Court Upholds WCJ's Assessment of 'Wildly Differing Opinions' on Worker's Disability 09/06/2018
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 93 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 51 min read
The Kentucky Court of Appeals upheld an award of permanent partial disability benefits to a worker for her injuries from a fall on her second day at a new job. ...Read More
 
 

Chiros Accuse One Call of Unfair Business Practices 09/05/2018
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1467 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 41 min read
An association of medical providers has filed a new lawsuit against One Call, accusing it of engaging in unfair business practices in California by inducing providers to accept cheaper rates in exchange for more referrals. ...Read More
 
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