Workers' Compensation

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United States: Postal Worker Loses $37K in SSDI Benefits for Failure to Advise of Workers’ Comp Awards
Posted on 11 May 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision of the Social Security Appeals Council that found a disabled postal worker was not without fault in failing to submit complete, accurate information to the Social Security Commission regarding awards... Read More

Colorado: In Spite of Credit Allowed Employer Related to Out-of-State Death Benefits Paid, Interest Was Owed on Balance of Benefits Due
Posted on 22 Jan 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

Where a worker was killed in a work-related accident on the second day after he assumed a new position in Colorado—he had previously worked for the employer in Mississippi—and his survivors were paid death benefits under the Mississippi Act... Read More

Kansas: Comp Benefits Offset By Social Security Benefits in All Cases
Posted on 11 Dec 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

Reversing a decision by the state’s Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Kansas held that under the state’s Workers’ Compensation Act, an injured worker’s compensation must be reduced by any social security retirement benefits... Read More

Kansas: Senior Citizen’s Comp Benefits Not Subject to Offset by Federal Social Security Benefits
Posted on 14 Mar 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

Kansas, like most other states, requires that an employee's workers’ compensation award be set-off by any retirement benefits he or she receives from a retirement benefits program, including benefits received under the federal Social Security... 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

Federal Workers’ Compensation: Senate Committee Reviews Legislative Proposals
Posted on 29 Jul 2011 by Karen C. Yotis

By Karen Yotis, Esq. On July 26, 2011, the United States Senate Com mittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, held a hearing entitled... 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