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VA: Gov. Extends Disability Benefits for State Police Officers

Richmond, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Bob McDonnell today signed legislation which will extend short term disability benefits for Virginia State Police officers injured in the line of duty. SB95, sponsored by Senator Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk), extends the length of time that a state police officer...

MO: No Medical History? No Problem.

Medical records did not have to document a work injury to obtain disability benefits, according to the Missouri Court of Appeals in the case Daly v Powell Distributing , WD 71575, 71576 (Mo. App. 9-28-10). The court of appeals remanded claimant’s two cases to re-address whether claimant was...

MO: Toxic Exposure From Fumes Hanging In Air

Claimant worked 10 years in Jasper County making components for battery cells and developed a rare cancer, IgA myeloma. As a result of either the condition or the stem cell transplant and chemotherapy, he required treatment for about 5 years for kidney disease, recurrent skin basal cell carcinomas, carpal...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/15/2012) – Mechanic Covered With Grease Claimed He Was Unemployed and Unable to Work

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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/22/2012) – Making Shell Companies For Fraud and Getting Caught-CFO Turns on Crooked Boss

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...

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.

By Roger A. Levy, Esq., Of Counsel, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, San Francisco, California On March 20, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court answered the question of the meaning of LHWCA Sec. 6(c)'s "newly awarded compensation" clause in its decision in Roberts vs. Sea-Land Services, Inc...

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Much Anticipated Decision in Roberts v. Sea-Land Services, Inc.

By Roger A. Levy, Esq., Of Counsel, Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi, San Francisco, California On March 20, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court answered the question of the meaning of LHWCA Sec. 6(c)'s "newly awarded compensation" clause in its decision in Roberts vs. Sea-Land Services, Inc...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/29/2012) – Labor Investigator Forfeits Gold Bars, Coins, Lexus, and Homes On Way To Federal Prison

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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/5/2012) – Drum Manufacturer Shuttered By Court For Failing To Carry Worker’s Compensation Insurance

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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/5/2012) – Drum Manufacturer Shuttered By Court For Failing To Carry Worker’s Compensation Insurance

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...

Less is More—A Study in Comparative Permanency Ratings in Delaware

First and foremost, please enjoy (above) the view of our new offices. A whole lotta white marble going on, and it's a look I can get used to. In fact, I am kind of coveting the white marble conference room tables as something that would really have eye appeal in my dining room. Today's...

Less is More—A Study in Comparative Permanency Ratings in Delaware

First and foremost, please enjoy (above) the view of our new offices. A whole lotta white marble going on, and it's a look I can get used to. In fact, I am kind of coveting the white marble conference room tables as something that would really have eye appeal in my dining room. Today's post...