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CA: Salinas Men Plead Guilty to Denying Workers’ Comp Benefits to Injured Employees
Posted on 29 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO , CA – Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner announced today that two Salinas men pled guilty to conspiring to deny injured workers their workers’ compensation benefits. David Lawrence Polk, 53, and Douglas Minoru Tateoka, 61, both... Read More

WA: Federal Jury Renders $19M Verdict for Cascade National Insurance Company
Posted on 31 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SEATTLE, WA - A federal jury in Seattle has issued a $19.3 million verdict against Danny Pixler, Anthony and Sheri Huff, and Midwest Merger Management LLC. for wrongfully siphoning off millions of dollars owed to Cascade National Insurance Company, a... Read More

CA: San Jose Man Arrested, Charged with Felony Workers' Compensation Insurance Fraud
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO, CA – Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner announced today the arrest of a San Jose man in connection with suspected workers' compensation fraud. Daniel Ethan Nelson, 48, was arrested at the Oakland Airport by Alameda County Sheriff's... Read More

CA: Insurance Commissioner Announces $30M in Grants to Fight Workers’ Comp Insurance Fraud
Posted on 2 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

SACRAMENTO CA - Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner announced today nearly $30 million in grants to local district attorneys to be used to find and prosecute workers’ compensation insurance fraud. "Workers’ compensation insurance... Read More

ISO, NAIC and NICB Make Reporting Suspicious Insurance Claims Easier
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - ISO (Insurance Services Office), the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today announce an initiative that streamlines the process of reporting possible fraud in a filed... Read More

TX: Workers' Comp Whistleblowers Say TDI Failed to Sanction Unscrupulous Doctors
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

AUSTIN, TX - The Texas Tribune reports that Dr. Ken Ford and attorney Cathy Lockhart, who investigated medical fraud for the state Division of Workers' Compensation before they were terminated earlier this year, say that the Texas Dept. of Insurance... Read More

TX: Court Orders Claimant to Repay $21K To Texas Mutual
Posted on 30 Mar 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Austin, TX (CompNewsNetwork) - Texas Mutual Insurance Company reported today that a Travis County district court sentenced Lashantae Reeves of Houston on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. The court sentenced Reeves to one year of deferred... Read More

WA: $19 Million Verdict in Case Involving Bellevue, WA Insurer
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OLYMPIA, WA - A federal jury in Seattle has issued a $19.3 million verdict against three people and a company for wrongfully siphoning off millions of dollars owed to a Bellevue insurance company. “You cannot do this in Washington state and get... Read More