State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 135 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 22 min read
Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal ruled that an employer cannot authorize treatment for a worker but insist that a doctor other than the worker’s authorized physician perform the treatment.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 109 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 14 min read
A former Kentucky doctor will spend eight years in prison after admitting to prescribing opioids to more than a dozen people who didn’t need them, the U.S. Department of Justice announced last week.
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 415 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 177 min read
A former janitor at the Sacramento City Unified School District will spend 30 days in county jail and five years on probation after pleading no contest to felony insurance fraud, the Sacramento County District Attorney ...Read More
State: ME | Segment: NORTH | 98 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 11 min read
In a case of first impression, Maine's high court ruled that an employer paying workers' comp benefits is entitled to a credit against its liability to account for overpayments previously made while the employee was receiving Social Security retirement benefits.
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State: AL | Segment: SOUTH | 93 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals declined to consider the merits of a dispute over whether an employer had to provide an injured worker with a panel of physicians from which she could select a new authorized treatment provider.
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1088 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 18 min read
A former New York Giants football player was sentenced to two years in federal prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to money laundering associated with his California-based workers' compensation claim.