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California Workers’ Comp Case Roundup (3/12/2015)
Posted on 12 Mar 2015 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 80 No. 2 February 2015 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (12/7/2017)
Posted on 7 Dec 2017 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 82 No. 11 Nov 2017 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (4/5/2018)
Posted on 5 Apr 2018 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 83 No. 3 Mar 2018 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... Read More

California Workers' Compensation Cases Roundup (3/8/2012)
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 77 No. 1 January 2012 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE... 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

Federal: 8th Circuit Says District Court in Missouri Erred in Finding FedEx Operators Were Employees as a Matter of Law
Posted on 4 Sep 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a decision by a federal district court in Missouri that had ruled, as a matter of law, that delivery operators working with/for FedEx were employees and not independent contractors. Plaintiffs were all former... Read More

California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (10/3/2014)
Posted on 3 Oct 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 9 September 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

Arkansas: Deputy Sheriff Was Independent Contractor at Grocery Store
Posted on 9 Mar 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

A deputy sheriff who provided security services at a grocery store was an independent contractor; he was not an employee of the store, held an Arkansas appellate court. The court noted that the sheriff’s department required that the deputy secure... Read More

Washington: Courier Drivers Were “Workers” and Not Independent Contractors
Posted on 2 Sep 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

A state appellate court agreed with the Washington Department of Labor and Industries that 33 drivers who contracted with a company to perform courier services for third parties were “workers” within the meaning of Wash. Rev. Code § 51... 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 (10/18/2012) – Laundry Owners’ Dirty Dealings With Employees Sends Them To Jail For 40 Days and 40 Nights
Posted on 19 Oct 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 (2/7/2013) – Owner of Swimming Pooling Maintenance Company Charged With Classifying Employees As Independent Contractors
Posted on 8 Feb 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 (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 (9/20/2012) – Sharon Stone Pleads Guilty to Workers Comp Fraud After Faking Her Age By 30 Years
Posted on 21 Sep 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