Workers' Compensation

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District of Columbia: Denial of Continued TTD Benefits Appropriate Where Claimant Exaggerated Symptoms
Posted on 8 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A District of Columbia appellate court held substantial evidence supported the CRB’s ruling that a workers’ compensation claimant had undergone a change in condition and was no longer totally disabled and no longer entitled to TTD benefits... Read More

New York: Failure to Disclose Volunteer Activity Amounts to Misrepresentation for Purposes of § 114-a
Posted on 23 Jun 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

A New York appellate court held that substantial evidence supported a determination by the state Board that claimant had made false statements on a questionnaire for the purpose of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits [see N.Y. Work. Comp. Law... Read More

North Dakota: WSI Need Not Prove Intent to Defraud in Order to Justify Forfeiture of Benefits
Posted on 8 Sep 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

A North Dakota district court committed error when, in relevant part, it affirmed an ALJ’s finding that claimant’s false statements as to his income and work activities were not willful and were instead “inadvertent,” and not made... Read More

New York: Minimal Activity at Nonprofit Concession Stand Does Not Violate § 114-a
Posted on 15 Sep 2017 by Thomas A. Robinson

New York’s Workers’ Compensation Board could reasonably conclude that a claimant had not violated N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 114-a—the false statement/misrepresentation of material fact provision—where a surveillance video showed... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Gradual Worsening Over Time Constituted Change of Condition, Not New Injury
Posted on 13 Jul 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Change of Condition, Workers' Comp Fraud, and Tort Suit and Evidence of Workers' Comp Benefits. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/17/2012) – Laundry Owners Unable To Hide Dirty Dealings With Employees Behind Soap Suds
Posted on 18 May 2012 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 (8/9/2012) – Owner of TV Recycling Business Knew She Needed Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 10 Aug 2012 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 (4/19/2012) – Former Missouri Governor Pleads Guilty to Laundering Campaign Contributions
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 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 (2/16/2012) – Maybe Three Is A Charm, Contractor Goes Straight To Jail After Three Busts
Posted on 17 Feb 2012 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 (3/1/2012) – Injured Chef Keeps Cooking Corn For Two More Employers While Disabled
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 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 (3/15/2012) – Mechanic Covered With Grease Claimed He Was Unemployed and Unable to Work
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 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 (4/26/2012) – Letter Carrier Collected Workers’ Compensation Benefits While in Jail
Posted on 27 Apr 2012 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