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A first responder to the Pulse nightclub shooting who has become a voice for workers' compensation reform in Florida has sued the City of Orlando and its Police Department for $1 million, alleging harassment and intimidation at the hands of his superiors.
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Former National Basketball Association big man Kermit Washington pleaded guilty to charges related to a scheme through which he funneled professional athletes to a Southern California workers’ compensation attorney in exchange for donations to his charity, the U.S. Attorney’s Office f...Read More
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 253 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A Louisiana Court of Appeal ruled that an employer was not entitled to a reduction in a worker’s benefits based on his post-accident weekly wage-earning capacity where the worker lacked legal authorization to hold a job in the United States, and the employer had presumably been aware o...Read More
State: CA | Segment: Top | 1272 | 0 | Popular with Legal
California employers will pay $182.1 million more in assessments than they did last year to fund the operation of the Division of Workers’ Compensation and parts of some agencies within the Department of Industrial Relations, and that may be good news.
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 429 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A marketer for a Penitas, Texas, pharmacy who also served as a Pharr city commissioner was convicted Wednesday for his role in a scheme to defraud Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Texas announced.
State: LA | Segment: SOUTH | 300 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A divided Louisiana appellate court ruled that a municipal employer failed to establish its entitlement to offset contributions to a retirement system from the amount of benefits owed to an injured worker, and that the employer had unreasonably contested the worker’s claim.