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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

IL: AIG Ordered to Turn Over Records in Alleged Workers' Comp Fraud Suit
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CHICAGO, IL - Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports that a U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois judge has ordered AIG to turn over non-confidential documents by September 1 to competitors who have filed a lawsuit, alleging AIG underpaid industry... Read More

CO: Senate Committee Rejects Bill to Restrict Video Surveillance
Posted on 6 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

DENVER, CO - The Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee last night voted down HB 1012, which would have limited the use of surveillance of employees who have filed a workers' compensation claim. Source: Insurance Journal Read More

OK: Governor Vetoes Workers' Comp Fraud Bill
Posted on 14 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Governor Brad Henry has vetoed House Bill 2894, which would have made a person commiting workers' compensation fraud, upon conviction, liable for payment to the employer for any difference between premiums prior to the fraud and... Read More

RI: Fraud Prevention Bills Await Governor's Signature
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

PROVIDENCE, RI - State lawmakers recently passed H 7605A and S 2401A , which would require insurers to implement measures to detect and report fraudulent acts, among other things.The bills adopt a model insurance fraud prevention act recommended by the... Read More

PA: Controversial Independent Contractor Bill Debated by Business Community
Posted on 27 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

HARRISBURG , PA – The Construction Workplace Fraud Act, which passed the House in 2009, is currently before the Senate and generating much debate among the business community over how to prevent construction companies from misclassifying workers... 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