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Federal: Seventh Circuit Says FedEx Drivers Are Employees, Not Independent Contractors
Posted on 10 Jul 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

In a case construing the Kansas Wage Payment Act (“KWPA”), but also having important implications for the workers’ compensation arena, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that drivers for FedEx Ground Package System... Read More

The Sharing Economy’s Impact on Workers’ Compensation and the Future of the Workplace
Posted on 29 Mar 2016 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

As sharing industries grow, the insurance industry must grow alongside them By Ryan Benharris, Esq. The Sharing Economy’s Impact on Workers’ Compensation was front and center on the second day of the 32nd WCRI Annual Issues &... Read More

Misclassifying Employees Extends Beyond Making Employees Independent Contractors
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by John Stahl

Experts Explain High Cost of Employment Fraud By John Stahl, Esq. Fraud in the form of purposefully misclassifying workers’ employment status is comparable to a nation of slowly dripping faucets. Individually, this malfeasance usually lacks... 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 (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 (12/29/2011) – What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas, Including Jail Time For Stupid Insurance Fraud
Posted on 29 Dec 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

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/26/2012) – Security Firm CEO Who Guarded the Statue of Liberty Convicted of Fraud
Posted on 26 Dec 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 (11/15/2012) – Injured Worker Used Wife’s Social Security Number To Hide Out-Of-State Jobs
Posted on 16 Nov 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 (12/29/2011) – What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas, Including Jail Time For Stupid Insurance Fraud
Posted on 29 Dec 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

Misclassifying Employees Extends Beyond Making Employees Independent Contractors
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by John Stahl

Experts Explain High Cost of Employment Fraud By John Stahl, Esq. Fraud in the form of purposefully misclassifying workers’ employment status is comparable to a nation of slowly dripping faucets. Individually, this malfeasance usually lacks... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/15/2012) – Injured Worker Used Wife’s Social Security Number To Hide Out-Of-State Jobs
Posted on 16 Nov 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 (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 (12/26/2012) – Security Firm CEO Who Guarded the Statue of Liberty Convicted of Fraud
Posted on 26 Dec 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 (7/21/2011) – Lake Erie Jolly Roger Restaurant Company Owner Lets Workers’ Compensation Coverage Lapse
Posted on 22 Jul 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

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