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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (10/2/2014) – Physician Recycled Old Patient Test Results To Bill For New Fake Neurological Tests
Posted on 3 Oct 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – October 2, 2014 Physician Recycled Old Patient Test Results To Bill For New Fake Neurological Tests (NY) – Rajpaul Singh, M.D., who operated the Liberty Advance Medical P.C. clinic, has pled guilty to defrauding... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/6/2014) – Disabled Veteran/Postal Employee Collected $9,000 a Month While Flinging Horseshoes
Posted on 7 Mar 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – March 6, 2014 Disabled Veteran/Postal Employee Collected $9,000 a Month While Flinging Horseshoes (NY) – Richard Klaffka has been charged in federal court with making false statements, mail fraud, wire... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/6/2014) – Skier Failed To Snow the Authorities and It’s All Downhill Now To a Year In Prison For Fraud
Posted on 7 Nov 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – November 6, 2014 Skier Failed To Snow the Authorities and It’s All Downhill Now To a Year In Prison For Fraud (CA) – Former postal employee Mark Leung has been sentenced in federal court to a year... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/25/2014) – Former Cops In California and Illinois Faked Disability To Get Checks Until Caught On Video
Posted on 24 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – December 18, 2014 California Highway Patrol Officer Convicted Of Workers' Compensation Fraud (CA) – Former Officer Tony Yao, a five-year veteran of CHP, has been convicted of making false statements... Read More

CWCI Analysis Estimates CURES Program Could Save $57 Million in Workers’ Comp Costs
Posted on 12 Jan 2013 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

As debate swirls about future funding for California’s $3.7 million a year Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES), a new California Workers’ Compensation Institute study asserts that allowing 3rd party payer... Read More

California: FBI Affidavit Alleges Lawmaker Accepted Bribes to Delay Workers’ Comp Legislation
Posted on 31 Oct 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Los Angeles Times reports that State Senator Ronald Calderon (D) accepted $60,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent. The affidavit also indicated probable cause to believe that Calderon accepted $28,000 in bribes from the CEO of Pacific Hospital... Read More

Tags: bribery , Fraud

California: Workers' Comp Case Roundup (2/14/2018)
Posted on 14 Feb 2018 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 83 No. 1 January 2018 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/25/2014) – Restaurant Owner Ordered To Repay $125,000 and Serve Time At Home With Electronic Monitoring
Posted on 26 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – September 25, 2014 Restaurant Owner Ordered To Repay $125,000 and Serve Time At Home With Electronic Monitoring (WA) – Wanitta Racicot, the co-owner of the Broadway Bar and Grill restaurant, has pled guilty... Read More

Standing Up to Workers’ Comp Medical Fraud in California
Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by Karen C. Yotis

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 world. At the recent Division of Workers’... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/11/2014) – Disability Did Not Interfere With Punching Bags, Planting Trees, and Shopping At Costco
Posted on 12 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – September 11, 2014 Disability Did Not Interfere With Punching Bags, Planting Trees, and Shopping At Costco (CA) – Leonel Gonzalez has pled no contest to workers’ compensation fraud for double-dipping... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/13/2014) – Home Healthcare Agency Owner Residing In Jail For a Month and Ordered To Pay Restitution of $124,000
Posted on 14 Nov 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – November 13, 2014 Home Healthcare Agency Owner Residing In Jail For a Month and Ordered To Pay Restitution of $124,000 (OH) – Lawanna Porter, who operated Palladium Healthcare, a home healthcare agency... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/21/2015) – Convicted Owner of Security Sentry Firm Will Get To Know the Guards On the Other Side of the Fence
Posted on 22 May 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – May 21, 2015 Convicted Owner of Security Sentry Firm Will Get To Know the Guards On the Other Side of the Fence (OH) – Gregory Oakes, doing business as American Sentry Inc./Delta Elite Inc., will serve... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/21/2014) – Crooked Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Attempted Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 21, 2014 Crooked Ex-Cop Pleads Guilty To Attempted Workers’ Compensation Fraud (OH) – In order to avoid jail time, former law enforcement officer Thomas Gamble has pled guilty to attempted... Read More

An Ominous Portent for Maryland’s Business Community: Workers’ Compensation Commission Revises Procedural Regulations
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Lance G. Montour

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... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/7/2014) – Mechanic Will Repay $54,000 Of Unlawful Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Posted on 8 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 7, 2014 Mechanic Will Repay $54,000 Of Unlawful Workers’ Compensation Benefits (OH) – Craig Vance has been ordered to repay $54,030 in workers’ compensation benefits that he received... Read More