MO: Tort Victims Receive $2.4M From Compensation Fund For Unpaid Claims

Jefferson City, MO (CompNewsNetwork) - The Missouri Labor Department’s Division of Workers’ Compensation issued over $2.45 million from the Tort Victims’ Compensation Fund to 32 Missourians who filed claims in 2009. The Tort Victims’ Compensation Fund was created by the General...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Injured Worker May Not Pursue Double Recovery Against Uninsured Employer

Larson's Spotlight on Election of Remedy, Exclusive Remedy, Withdrawal From Workforce, and Deviation From Employment. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/14/2012) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Team Fined For Failing To Maintain Workers’ 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...

Missouri: Uninsured Employer Faces Wrongful Death Suit After Comp Settlement

An uninsured employer could be sued for wrongful death because claimant's worker's compensation settlement against a statutory employer was not an election of remedies, according to the Missouri Supreme Court in Lewis, etal, v. Gilmore, etal, No. SC 91834, 2012 Mo Lexis 109 (June 12, 2012) ....

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/21/2012) – This Friendly Bar Might Be Toby Keith’s Kind of Place

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 (6/28/2012) – Comment By Dad Leads To Painter’s Conviction For Double Dipping

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...