California: Unlawfully Employed Worker Denied Right to Seek Remedy for Discrimination

In a published opinion the 3rd Appellate District has held an employee who alleged discrimination by his employer on the basis of a work related injury and or disability was not entitled to maintain the cause of action based on the “after acquired evidence” which showed the employee was not...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/20/2012) – Sharon Stone Pleads Guilty to Workers Comp Fraud After Faking Her Age By 30 Years

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

An Ominous Portent for Maryland’s Business Community: Workers’ Compensation Commission Revises Procedural Regulations

By Lance Montour, Esq. It has been some time since the entirety of the regulations governing workers' compensation were reviewed and revised. For a number of years, the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission has addressed concerns on an as needed basis. To review all of the presently...

The Salas Dilemma -- Full Frontal Assault on Workers’ Rights vs. Equitable Defenses to Illegal Conduct

You be the judge in this controversial case involving what some call undocumented worker Armageddon Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp...