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New York: Claimant’s Motorcycle Riding Disqualifies Him From Benefits
Posted on 29 Apr 2016 by Larson's Spotlight

The Board was justified in finding claimant had violated N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 114-a and should be disqualified from receiving wage replacement benefits where the claimant represented to an orthopedic surgeon that he could not do anything more than... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Video Evidence Not Disqualified for Three-Second Gap
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Videotape Evidence, Going and Coming Rule, PTSD, and Foot Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... Read More

New York: Surveillance Video Dooms Worker's "Attack of the Elevator Doors" Claim
Posted on 23 Feb 2018 by Thomas A. Robinson

Noting that the New York Workers’ Compensation Board has broad authority to resolve factual issues based on credibility of witnesses, a state appellate court affirmed the denial of benefits to a state hearing officer who claimed she was seriously... Read More

New York: Videotape of Claimant’s Activities Leads to Disqualification from Benefits
Posted on 15 Aug 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

A New York appellate court affirmed a finding by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Board that claimant violated N.Y. Workers’ Comp. Law § 114-a by misrepresenting her work activity while receiving benefits. At a hearing, claimant... 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

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Video Evidence Not Disqualified for Three-Second Gap
Posted on 13 Dec 2012 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Videotape Evidence, Going and Coming Rule, PTSD, and Foot Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation... 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

Montana Lawyers File Lawsuit To Limit Workers’ Compensation Fraud Investigation Information
Posted on 1 Sep 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Gene Jarussi and Michael Eiselein, as well as ten other Montana lawyers, are asking the Montana Supreme Court to issue an injunction to prohibit state workers' compensation investigators from sharing confidential criminal justice information, including... Read More

MO: Employers Must Release Videos of Claimants, Sometimes
Posted on 16 Jun 2011 by Martin Klug

A court of appeals dramatically changed the rules of discovery regarding surveillance videos in Missouri worker's compensation. A claimant is entitled to a surveillance video even after the Missouri legislature specifically changed the law to... Read More