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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/21/2013) – Disability Benefits Did Not Stop Him From Whacking and Pulling Those Weeds
Posted on 22 Mar 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

A Significant Bench Ruling On Delaware’s Section 2311 Contractor Statute….As It Happily Collides With The Doctrine Of Exclusivity
Posted on 4 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post comes to us courtesy of Mike Sensor. Mike contacted me last week with some background information in a case of first impression for which he was awaiting a bench ruling transcript from Sussex County Superior Court. I am always excited... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/4/2013) – Disabled Rural Mail Carrier Gets Five Months in Prison For Running Spa and Fitness Center and Giving Massages
Posted on 5 Apr 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 (3/28/2013) – Disabled Cop Thought Playing Baseball Was Good For His Achy Back
Posted on 29 Mar 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 (3/7/2013) – Trapped By His Own Deeds: Trapping Guide Caught Working Construction and Catching Bobcats While On Disability
Posted on 8 Mar 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 (4/18/2013) – Former New York Giants Linebacker Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For $1.5 Million Insurance Fraud Scheme
Posted on 19 Apr 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 (3/14/2013) – Mark Twain’s Club Forgets To Pay Its Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Posted on 15 Mar 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 (4/11/2013) – Bad Week For Disabled Ohio Truck Drivers Who Thought They Could Keep On Trucking
Posted on 12 Apr 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

Vocational Expert Failed to Explain Why Sit-Stand Station Could Not Accommodate Applicant: Cal. Comp. Cases April Advanced Postings (4/10/2013)
Posted on 10 Apr 2013 by California Compensation Cases Staff

Here’s the third batch of advanced postings for the April 2013 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2013 LexisNexis. All rights... Read More

Up the Appellate Ladder and Still No Section 2326 Permanency For Estate Of Injured Worker In DE Who Was Smothered In Grain
Posted on 2 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You first read about this case in regard to my post of 2/28/12 (Body of Evidence) and also 4/17/12 (The Ultimate Soy Allergy) . This unfortunate claimant was crushed to death in a grain elevator. The first post had to do with the claimant's counsel... Read More

Larson Spotlight on Recent Cases: Street-Risk Doctrine Applied to Verizon Worker Assaulted by Random Stranger
Posted on 26 Apr 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Street Risk Doctrine, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Slip and Fall, and Amputation. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers'... Read More

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: No Offset Against Workers’ Comp Benefits Allowed for Unemployment Benefits
Posted on 5 Apr 2013 by Larson's Spotlight

Larson's Spotlight on Offset, Retirement, Independent Contractor, and Choice of Law/Forum. 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

Doctor In the House: DE Superior Court Calls For Use Of Video-Depositions In IAB Hearings
Posted on 19 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

Today's post comes to me by way of claimant attorney Dave Boswell. Dave thought it was particularly blog-worthy and I wholeheartedly agree........ talk about the potential to create a whole new world in the arena of medical depositions and IAB expert... Read More

Make Mine A Chimichanga: DE Supreme Court Issues Long-Awaited Ruling On UR Appeal Deadline
Posted on 16 Apr 2013 by Cassandra Roberts

You have heard of Doctors without Borders? Church without Walls? MRI without gadolinium? Well now we have Utilization Review appeal without deadlines. We have all been anxiously waiting on the DE Supreme Court to rule on the issue of the 45 day UR... Read More