Workers' Compensation

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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

Vermont Workers' Compensation Update: January to March 2013
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 by Keith J. Kasper

Note to Lexis Online Subscribers: Citations link to lexis.com. Bracketed citations link to Lexis Advance. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR HEARING DECISIONS LeClaire v. Ford of Brattleboro Inc. , Opinion No. 1-13WC [ Opinion No. 1-13WC ] (Jan. 3, 2013... 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

Vermont: “Value” Received by Student Teacher/Intern Constitutes “Wages” for Workers’ Comp Purposes
Posted on 19 Apr 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

In a decision in which the plurality, the concurring, and the dissenting opinions all quoted Larson’s Workers’ Compensation Law , the Supreme Court of Vermont held that an individual who sustained injuries while student teaching received “wages”... Read More

Doctor In the House: DE Superior Court Calls For Use Of Video-Depositions In IAB Hearings
Posted on 19 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post comes to me by way of claimant attorney Dave Boswell. Dave thought it was particularly blog-worthy and I wholeheartedly agree........ talk about the potential to create a whole new world in the arena of medical depositions and IAB expert... Read More

Make Mine A Chimichanga: DE Supreme Court Issues Long-Awaited Ruling On UR Appeal Deadline
Posted on 16 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You have heard of Doctors without Borders? Church without Walls? MRI without gadolinium? Well now we have Utilization Review appeal without deadlines. We have all been anxiously waiting on the DE Supreme Court to rule on the issue of the 45 day UR... Read More

Dust in the Wind…… and a Denial of Benefits in This Delaware Mesothelioma Case
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Well Gary Baker has gone and done it...... and it is so like my savvy and skilled friend to go where no man has gone before. Took the "last injurious exposure rule" and flipped it on its head. When he told me about today's case, James Moore... Read More

Missouri: No 15% Penalty For Employment Discrimination
Posted on 17 Feb 2015 by Martin Klug

Missouri compensation allows a 15% enhancement of statutory comp benefits when the employer fails to comply with state law and the injury is caused by the failure. Although most cases invoke 287.120.4 (Lexis Advance), 287.120.4 (lexis.com) for failure... 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