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Indiana: Injured Worker Recovers $412,680 in Retaliatory Discharge Action
Posted on 26 Feb 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Affirming a trial court’s entry of a judgment against a former employer for $412,680 in compensatory and punitive damages in a former employee’s retaliatory discharge action, an Indiana appellate court held that there were issues of fact as... Read More

Federal: Facebook Comment Regarding Injured Worker’s Medical Condition May Subject Employer to Liability under ADA
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A federal district court has refused to dismiss a civil action filed against a company by a former employee who claimed that a former coworker, who processed workers’ compensation claims for the company, violated § 102 of the Americans With... Read More

California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

California Enacts Law Limiting Employers' Access to Employees' Social Media: What Employers Need to Know to Avoid the Minefields, 2012 Emerging Issues 6788 . Whether you "like" it or not, social media is changing the legal landscape... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/3/2012) – Wrist Pain Stopped Processing of Inmates’ Mail, But She Could Text and Update Facebook
Posted on 4 May 2012 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

Support Us on the Social Madness Corporate Challenge!
Posted on 2 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

The Social Madness corporate challenge has kicked off, and LexisNexis is one of 60 Dayton-area companies selected to compete in this social media competition hosted by the Dayton Business Journal and its parent, American City Business Journals. The three... Read More

NY: Facebook Post Leads To Fraud Conviction
Posted on 14 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Albany, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - An Ulster County woman whose Facebook posting led to her arrest and conviction for stealing $8,975 in workers’ compensation benefits was sentenced Thursday to three years probation and ordered to make restitution.... Read More

Like Us On Facebook, and You Could Win a $300 AmEx Gift Card!
Posted on 21 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Link, Like, Love Lexis®! We're always looking for feedback from our community members. For instance: What do you like most about us? Think we need to do something different? Or do you like us just the way we are? Whatever the case... Read More

Judge Orders Injured Worker to Allow Insurance Company to Examine His Computer
Posted on 23 Feb 2010 by Jodi Ginsberg

Last July, I wrote a post on this blog about how your Facebook profile could be used against you in your case. The Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation will allow defense counsel to introduce status updates and pictures to challenge your assertions... Read More

The International Scene: Sacked Through Facebook, Death by iPad, Facial Injuries, ER Violence
Posted on 3 Jun 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

Here's a round up of interesting workplace news from around the world... - In what is believed to be the first termination notice through Facebook, a 16-year-old worker was informed by her boss at the cafe where she worked that she was being let... Read More

What They Saw at the ABA TechShow 2010 - 40 of the Best Commentaries and Resources
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by Robin E. Kobayashi

The ABA TechShow 2010 was held at the Hilton Chicago on March 25-27. Hosted by the American Bar Association Law Practice Management Section, the TechShow attracted an international audience of more than 1,500 legal professionals with three days of seminars... Read More

A New World of Evidence in California
Posted on 22 Feb 2010 by Howard Stevens

"We have shown the world that the new wave is here, it is present and it is ready to explode." - Ashton Kutcher, The American actor on being the first person to achieve one million followers on Twitter. "I agree completely with my son... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/3/2012) – Wrist Pain Stopped Processing of Inmates’ Mail, But She Could Text and Update Facebook
Posted on 4 May 2012 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