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A New York appellate court upheld an award to a worker based on a schedule loss of use that differed from the rating he had been assigned by his treating doctor and his independent medical examiner.
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The Mississippi Workers’ Compensation Commission ordered the state Department of Marine Resources to pay death benefits to the widower of a former executive assistant to the department’s director, who committed suicide as a scandal unfolded that led to the conviction of her boss ...Read More
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Michael D. Drobot will serve five years, three months in prison for overseeing a $500 million workers’ compensation fraud scheme for 15 years, under a sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Josephine L. Staton on Friday.
The judge said Drobot, 73, of Corona Del Mar, “intr...Read More
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California’s 1st District Court of Appeal on Friday ruled that injured workers do not have a due process right to know the identifies of the medical professionals performing their independent medical reviews.