Workers' Compensation

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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

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/25/2011) – Embezzled County Workers’ Compensation Funds Used For Playboy Mansion Visit to Meet Hugh Hefner
Posted on 26 Aug 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

Just Say No! DE IAB Decision Affirming UR Denial of a Spinal Cord Stimulator Based on Addiction
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 by Cassandra Roberts

"One drug is too many and a thousand not enough." (Anonymous) Luciana Gorum sent me today's decision because she thought I needed a good laugh. And while there is nothing funny about addiction, this case does prompt a chuckle over... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Spouse’s Loss of Consortium Action Against Employer Barred by Exclusive Remedy Rule
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Exclusive Remedy, Settlement Agreement, Tort Immunity for Co-employee, Narcotics and Return to Work. 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 (12/8/2011) – Business Owner Not So Clean After Arrest For Insurance Fraud
Posted on 9 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

Statutory Presumptions of Intoxication and Drug Use Don’t Always Ensure an Easy Win for Employers
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Thomas A. Robinson

By Thomas A. Robinson At the heart of the workers’ compensation bargain is the essential doctrine that employee fault should generally not be considered when determining the compensability of the employee’s claim. Indeed, as Dr. Larson... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/18/2011) – Chiropractor Charged With Billing For Non-Existent Treatment While Patients Were Actually In Jail
Posted on 19 Aug 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 (8/11/2011) – Police Officer Made a Mint Running His Memorabilia Business While On Disability
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by Larson's Spotlight

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

CWCI Study Examines Prescribing Patterns for Schedule II Opioids in California Workers’ Comp
Posted on 8 Mar 2011 by California Workers' Compensation Institute

The top 10% of doctors who prescribe Schedule II opioids for injured workers in California account for nearly 80% of all workers’ compensation prescriptions for these drugs, 87% of the morphine equivalents, and 88% of the associated payments according... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/23/2011) – Prison Manager and Police Officer Active In Baseball While Too Disabled To Work
Posted on 24 Jun 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