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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/22/2011) – Painter Who Defrauded September 11th Compensation Fund Must Pay $3 Million
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 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

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead
Posted on 5 Sep 2011 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson Last week, while an angry gal named Irene was making her way up the Atlantic coast toward Gotham, I happened to get out of North Carolina ahead of the storm to spend a few days (August 25-26) in lower Manhattan. During one excursion... Read More

New York: Out-of-Town Police Officer Awarded Benefits for PTSD in Connection With World Trade Center Attack
Posted on 23 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A law enforcement officer from the City of Hornell (N.Y.) Police Department, who was sent to New York City for a six-day period following the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, and who was engaged there in “perimeter... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (11/11/2011) – New York City Auditor Was Not Engaged in "Recovery" Activities Following 9/11 Attacks
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on 9/11 Claim, Average Weekly Wage, Pain and Permanent Total Disability, Intentional Tort Claim, and Bad Faith. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer... Read More

10th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks From a Workers’ Compensation Perspective: Difficult Times Behind Us; Difficult Times Lay Ahead
Posted on 5 Sep 2011 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson Last week, while an angry gal named Irene was making her way up the Atlantic coast toward Gotham, I happened to get out of North Carolina ahead of the storm to spend a few days (August 25-26) in lower Manhattan. During one excursion... Read More

Five Recent Workers’ Comp Cases You Should Know About (11/11/2011) – New York City Auditor Was Not Engaged in "Recovery" Activities Following 9/11 Attacks
Posted on 11 Nov 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on 9/11 Claim, Average Weekly Wage, Pain and Permanent Total Disability, Intentional Tort Claim, and Bad Faith. 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 (9/22/2011) – Painter Who Defrauded September 11th Compensation Fund Must Pay $3 Million
Posted on 23 Sep 2011 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

NY: NYSWCB Request WTC Forms By Sept. 13
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

New York, NY (CompNewsNetwork) - The New York Workers' Compensation Board requests that all WTC-12 forms, which are filed by World Trade Center rescue, recovery, and clean-up workers to preserve their right to future benefits, must arrive at tha Board... Read More

NY: Hearing Held on Proposed Settlement in WTC Litigation
Posted on 23 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK , NY - Parties to the settlement reached among the WTC Captive Insurance Company (the "WTC Captive"), the City of New York , the contractors the City hired, their subcontractors, and attorneys for over 10,000 plaintiffs alleging injuries... Read More

NY: New Settlement of $712M Announced for 9/11 Responders
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

NEW YORK , NY – As reported by The Epoch Times , a New York judge has announced a new settlement whereby 9./11 f irst responder workers injured or afflicted after the World Trade Center attacks may receive as much as $712 million in compensation... Read More