Workers' Compensation

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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/28/2013) – Disabled Cop Thought Playing Baseball Was Good For His Achy Back
Posted on 29 Mar 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

Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Obesity….. Anything but Asbestosis in this DE IAB Victory for Employers
Posted on 4 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

It's a funny thing. You can go years without a sarcoidosis case and then you have two in the space of less than a week. Friday's post, A River Runs Through It (3/1/13) was about the denial of a claim for sarcoidosis. In yet another employer victory... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/7/2013) – Trapped By His Own Deeds: Trapping Guide Caught Working Construction and Catching Bobcats While On Disability
Posted on 8 Mar 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 (4/4/2013) – Disabled Rural Mail Carrier Gets Five Months in Prison For Running Spa and Fitness Center and Giving Massages
Posted on 5 Apr 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 (3/21/2013) – Disability Benefits Did Not Stop Him From Whacking and Pulling Those Weeds
Posted on 22 Mar 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

A Significant Bench Ruling On Delaware’s Section 2311 Contractor Statute….As It Happily Collides With The Doctrine Of Exclusivity
Posted on 4 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post comes to us courtesy of Mike Sensor. Mike contacted me last week with some background information in a case of first impression for which he was awaiting a bench ruling transcript from Sussex County Superior Court. I am always excited... Read More

On the Road Again: DE Supreme Court Comments on “A Veritable Potpourri of Exceptions to the ‘Going & Coming’ Rule”
Posted on 10 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

First, hats off to Mike Sensor for bringing this case to my attention. Second, props to defense attorney Maria Newill, scoring another victory for the employer. Our flavor of the day, as far as case law is concerned, is a recent release from the DE Supreme... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/14/2013) – Mark Twain’s Club Forgets To Pay Its Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 15 Mar 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 (4/18/2013) – Former New York Giants Linebacker Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For $1.5 Million Insurance Fraud Scheme
Posted on 19 Apr 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

The Passover Post: Delaware IAB Comments on Residence Status and the Displaced Worker
Posted on 26 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You've got to hand it to Mike Silverman. I count Mike among my dear friends and often find him at the top of my list of opponents. I have seen Mike in action recently as it relates to the client who speaks no English. Mike is fluent in Spanish and... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/11/2013) – Bad Week For Disabled Ohio Truck Drivers Who Thought They Could Keep On Trucking
Posted on 12 Apr 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

Just a Few Too Many Kodak Moments in This DE Occupational Disease Case
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

I am really on a roll when it comes to occupational disease. No, I am not talking about my (unimpeachable) track record at the IAB; I am talking about a flurry of posts on exposure here in the First State. Today's case is so special, so multi-faceted... Read More