Workers' Compensation

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Balancing on the High Wire of Risk Management?
Posted on 5 May 2010 by Rebecca A. Shafer

STOP! Take Charge of Your Workers Comp and Liability Claims A podcast submitted by Rebecca Shafer, J.D., from http://Blog.ReduceYourWorkersComp.com on Claims Handling and Risk Management , teaches employers how to control workers’ compensation... Read More

Employee Misclassification Tops Enforcement List in 2010
Posted on 27 Mar 2010 by David Tonini

In 2010, employers can expect an unprecedented increase in enforcement efforts targeting employees misclassified as Form 1099 independent contractors. Attention to this issue has been growing in recent years. However, with state and federal budget deficits... Read More

Protecting Workers Rights by Stopping Misclassification as Independent Contractors in Maryland
Posted on 25 May 2009 by Caroline Fan

Earlier this month, the Maryland legislature joined a number of states in cracking down on worker misclassification by enacting the Maryland Workplace Fraud Act ( S 909 / H 819 ) which has the support of Gov. O'Malley who is expected to sign the bill... Read More

Tags: Fraud

OSHA-gate: The Story Behind the Story
Posted on 25 May 2009 by Robin E. Kobayashi

The news headline in recent days has been the House committee hearing on the underreporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. Click here . The June 27, 2008 episode of Bill Moyers Journal gave us the story behind the story. Bill Moyers Journal questioned... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Workers’ Comp Fraud Blotter – Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, and Investigations (11/18/2010)
Posted on 19 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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... Read More

Psycho-Social Challenges of Managing Employee Illness: Presenteeism, Absenteeism, and "Monday Effect" Oh My
Posted on 17 Dec 2012 by John Stahl

By John Stahl, Esq. The concept of “it’s complicated” extends beyond describing a romantic relationship; it also often applies to the relationship between an employee’s illness or injury and that person’s employment. ... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 11/6/2009 - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions & Investigations
Posted on 6 Nov 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, and Investigations (8/5/2010)
Posted on 6 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 1/16/2010 - Recent Arrests, Charges, & Convictions
Posted on 16 Jan 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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, and convictions... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Employer Fraud in Workers’ Compensation – Just How Significant Is It?
Posted on 25 May 2009 by Leonard T. Jernigan, Jr.

Introduction If there is one topic that unifies all parties involved in workers' compensation, that topic is the desire to eliminate fraud. Whether it is created by the employer/insurance company or the employee, there is no place for fraud in the... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Divided Sixth Circuit Court Delivers Body Blow to Michigan’s Continuing Battle Regarding RICO Claims and Comp Exclusivity
Posted on 12 Apr 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson A divided Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Brown v. Cassens Transp. Co. , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 6929 (6th Cir. Apr. 6, 2012), has again reversed the dismissal of plaintiff employees’ RICO action and remanded it to the United... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 12/31/2009 - Recent Arrests, Charges & Convictions
Posted on 1 Jan 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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, and convictions... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 7/23/2009 - Recent Arrests, Charges & Convictions
Posted on 23 Jul 2009 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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, and convictions... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter 1/22/2010 - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions & Investigations
Posted on 22 Jan 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

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... Read More

Tags: Fraud

Nevada Workers’ Comp Fraud You Don’t Hear About
Posted on 6 Jan 2012 by Virginia Hunt

Nevadans have been convinced over the years that there are many workers who try to take advantage of the system, either by filing false claims or by prolonging their time off work, or by collecting undeserved permanent partial disability awards. What... Read More