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MO: Death Found Work-Related Despite Other Cardiac Risks

An accident is compensable only when it is a prevailing factor. In Leake, dec. v City of Fulton , WD 71821 (7-27-10), claimant was a 20-year fire department captain who died from ventricular fibrillation on the scene immediately after a rescue. Both experts agreed that claimant's prior cardiac condition...

VA: Southwestern VA Coal Mine Fined In 2009 Mining Fatality

Arlington, VA (CompNewsNetwork) - The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration today announced $542,400 in proposed penalties against Big Laurel Mining Corp. The mining operation, located in Wise County, Va., was cited for five contributory violations in the August 2009 death...

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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/11/2013) – If You Can’t Deliver the Mail, You Can’t Deliver the Pizza

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...