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Ex-Deputy Resolves Allegations of Cashing Paychecks While on Injury Leave 11/16/2017
State: WV | Segment: SOUTH | 153 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A former sheriff's deputy entered a plea agreement this week to resolve allegations that he cashed his paychecks while out on a compensable injury, ...Read More
 
 

Employer Can't Access Police File Investigating Alleged Assault of Employee 11/14/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 221 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Ohio Court of Claims ruled that an employer was not entitled to access a police department’s records pertaining to an investigation of a worker's alleged on-the-job assault. ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty to Fabricating Shooting to Hide Suicide Attempt 11/10/2017
State: OH | Segment: NORTH | 342 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
A former Ohio police officer has switched his plea to guilty on charges that he tried to pass off his suicide attempt as an on-the-job shooting.  ...Read More
 
 

Electrocution of Crane Operator Brings $8K in Fines Against Contractor 11/07/2017
State: VT | Segment: NORTH | 567 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Vermont safety regulators imposed $8,000 in fines against a Maine-based construction firm after a crane operator was electrocuted when he came into contact with overhead power lines, according to a ...Read More
 
 

Employer Assessment Rate Drops to 12.1% 11/02/2017
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 222 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has dropped its annual assessment rate for all employers by a tenth of a percentage point. ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Nuclear Plant Workers Say They're Having Trouble Getting Workers' Comp 10/31/2017
State: MO | Segment: SOUTH | 302 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
More than 700 workers say they’re having a hard time getting workers’ compensation for diseases they contracted after working at a plant that made parts for nuclear bombs, Kansas City television station KSHB-TV 41 ...Read More
 
 

En Banc Decision Confirms Right to Hearing on Timeliness of Declarations 10/27/2017
By: Greg Jones (Deputy Editor)
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1439 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board en banc decision handed down Thursday confirmed the right of lien claimants to have a hearing on the timeliness of declarations that were due by...Read More
 
 

Employers' Q3 Profit Dips Due to Technology Costs 10/27/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 254 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Employers Holdings Inc. has reported third quarter net income of $21.9 million, a 3% decrease from $22.6 million in the third quarter of 2016. For t...Read More
 
 

Express Scripts' CFO Resigns After PBM Loses Biggest Client 10/26/2017
State: NA | Segment: NATIONAL | 634 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Express Scripts Holding Co.'s chief financial officer has resigned a week after the pharmacy benefit manager's top client decided to launch its own pharmacy business, ...Read More
 
 

Ex-Zurich Work Comp Claim Specialist Gets 2 Years' Probation for Wire Fraud 10/26/2017
State: PA | Segment: NORTH | 527 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A workers' compensation claim specialist with Zurich Insurance will spend two years on probation after admitting to steering funds to her own bank account, PennLive reported. ...Read More
 
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