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Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Guilty Plea Sentence Affirmed for Workers’ Comp Fraud
Posted on 10 Jan 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Fraud, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Employer Status for Religious Colony, and Negligent Provision of Firearm. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/29/2013) – Tattoo Shop Owner Inked His Customers In Pennsylvania While Receiving Ohio Disability Benefits
Posted on 30 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 29, 2013 Tattoo Shop Owner Inked His Customers In Pennsylvania While Receiving Ohio Disability Benefits (OH) – Randy Bartosh has pled guilty to one count of workers’ compensation fraud and... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/14/2013) – Fatal Lightning Strike of Employee Reveals Lack of Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 15 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – November 14, 2013 Fatal Lightning Strike of Employee Reveals Lack of Workers’ Compensation Insurance (FL) – Joel Trujillo has been arrested on charges of violating a stop work order and third-degree... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/22/2013) – Facebook Photos Show Disabled Worker Was Able To Work Out Of State In His Repelling Gear
Posted on 23 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 22, 2013 Facebook Photos Show Disabled Worker Was Able To Work Out Of State In His Repelling Gear (OH) – Michael Mallory has pled guilty to workers' compensation fraud after relocating and posting... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/12/2013) – Video Demolishes Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claim
Posted on 13 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – September 12, 2013 Video Demolishes Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claim (OH) – John Perkins has pled guilty to workers’ compensation fraud after investigators caught him on camera demolishing... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (10/24/2013) – Father and Daughter Paid Employees In Cash To Avoid Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 25 Oct 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – October 24, 2013 Father and Daughter Paid Employees In Cash To Avoid Workers’ Compensation Insurance (CA) – Jeffrey Thranow, the owner of Costa Bella Builders, has been convicted of workers' compensation... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/26/2013) – Not Going Fishing: Fly Shop Owner Snags Some Jail Time Instead
Posted on 27 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – September 26, 2013 Fly Shop Owner Snags Some Jail Time (ID) – Joe Roope will serve five days in jail for failing to maintain workers’ compensation insurance for his business, Joe Roope’s Castaway... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/7/2013) – Bird Sanctuary Founder Arrested For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 8 Nov 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – November 7, 2013 Bird Sanctuary Founder Arrested For Operating Without Workers’ Compensation Insurance (FL) – The operator of the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, Ralph Heath, has been charged with running... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/27/2014) – California Hospital Owner Pleads Guilty To Workers’ Comp Kickbacks and His State Senator Charged With Bribery
Posted on 28 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – February 27, 2014 Former Hospital Owner Pleads Guilty To Paying Kickbacks For Workers Comp Spinal Surgery Referrals (CA) – Michael Drobot, the former owner of Pacific Hospital, has pled guilty to paying... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (1/9/2014) – Home Health Care Agency Owners Charged With No Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Failing To Pay Employees
Posted on 10 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – January 9, 2014 Home Health Care Agency Owners Charged With No Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Failing To Pay Employees (NY) – Maria Etim and Charles Mayers, the owners of Concept Home Care Inc... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/25/2013) – Husband Used Wife’s Social Security Number To Hide His Secret Jobs While On Disability
Posted on 26 Jul 2013 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

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/13/2014) – Bus Driver Lied About Injury Incurred In Gym
Posted on 14 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – February 13, 2014 Bus Driver Lied About Injury Incurred In Gym (CA) – Daniel Sifuentez, a bus driver with the Metropolitan Transit District, has pled guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. Sifuentez... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/20/2014) – Private Patrol Operator Paid Cash To Guards and Misclassified Them as Independent Contractors
Posted on 21 Feb 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – February 20, 2014 Private Patrol Operator Paid Cash To Guards and Misclassified Them as Independent Contractors (CA) – Anthony Perez, the owner of ESA International, a private patrol operator that provides... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/1/2013) – NCIS Helps Prove That Civilian Navy Employee Defrauded Navy and VA Out of $350,000
Posted on 2 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – August 1, 2013 NCIS Helps Prove That Civilian Navy Employee Defrauded Navy and VA Out of $350,000 (CA) – Leray Shurn, a disabled civilian employee of the Navy, has been sentenced in federal court to 2 years... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (1/2/2014) – Firefighter Who Claimed Sexual Harassment From Drug Test Urine Sample Now Charged With Faking Ankle Injury
Posted on 3 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – January 2, 2014 Firefighter Who Claimed Sexual Harassment From Drug Test Urine Sample Now Charged With Faking Ankle Injury (FL) – Jeremy DeRosa, a firefighter/paramedic for the Town of Palm Beach, has been... Read More