State: CA | Segment: WEST | 872 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A former Costa Mesa police officer convicted of insurance fraud in February was sentenced to six months in county jail, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Ryan P. Natividad, 32, said he injured his hand in September 2014 while booking a person into the Costa ...Read More
State: NC | Segment: Top | 649 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The North Carolina Industrial Commission’s crackdown on fraud and noncompliance triggered a 175% year-over-year increase in the number of charges for suspected violations of the Workers’ Compensation Act, the agency says.
State: WA | Segment: WEST | 287 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Two U.S. senators are proposing legislation that would require the U.S. Department of Energy to work with officials in Washington state to create a resource center to educate workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation about federal and state compensation programs for people injured on the job....Read More
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A Southern California insurance agent and his daughter are accused of swindling two injured workers out of $273,954 by promising to invest their settlement funds, but diverting the money for personal use, the state Department of Insurance said Friday.
State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 1228 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Federal agents raided the office of an Overland Park pain management doctor with ties to Insys Therapeutics, an opioid manufacturer at the center of a federal kickback case, last week, the Kansas C...Read More
State: AL | Segment: Top | 355 | 0 | Popular with Legal
An Alabama law firm that represented a worker who was injured when he had to jump off a runaway rail vehicle was hoping to be paid more than $400,000 for its services, but walked away with nothing last week after the Court of Civil Appeals ruled it did not adequately document the time it had spen...Read More
State: CT | Segment: NORTH | 289 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Guilford firefighter has been accused of workers' compensation fraud for playing drums on a few songs with his former bar band and helping them set up equipment while out on a workers' compensation injury to his right knee.
State: NA | Segment: Top | 645 | 0 | Popular with Legal
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb wants to expand training available to doctors on opioid prescribing — and is even considering mandatory opioid education for prescribers.