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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/12/2015) – Husband and Wife Hotel Owners Will Be Long-Term Guests At the 'Hótel Prisón' Chain After Hiring Undocumented Workers
Posted on 13 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – March 12, 2015 Husband and Wife Hotel Owners Will Be Long-Term Guests At the 'Hótel Prisón' Chain After Hiring Undocumented Workers (KS) – Munir Ahmad Chaudary, the co-owner of two... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (3/26/2015) – Owner of Food Service Temp Agency Who Cooked the Books Gets More Years In Prison After Exaggerating Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis
Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – March 26, 2015 Owner of Food Service Temp Agency Who Cooked the Books Gets More Years In Prison After Exaggerating Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis (MA) – Margaret Mathes, who along with her daughter,... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/29/2014) – Mom and Daughter Interpreters Who Stretched Their Mileage Now Have To Stay Home
Posted on 30 May 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – May 29, 2014 Mom and Daughter Interpreters Who Stretched Their Mileage Now Have To Stay Home (WA) – Gloria Mendoza Garcia and her daughter, Gloria Del Rocio Gonzalez, who were the Washington Department... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/24/2014) – Taxi Driver Legally Changed His Name To Hide His Double-Dipping
Posted on 25 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – April 24, 2014 Taxi Driver Legally Changed His Name To Hide His Double-Dipping (WA) – Cab driver Shahin I. Shahin has been sentenced to 19 days in electronic home monitoring after pleading guilty to theft... Read More

Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) In Workers Compensation
Posted on 17 Oct 2013 by Rebecca A. Shafer

by Rebecca Shafer, J.D. Professional Employer Organization (PEO) is a different approach many small and medium size employers take to obtain workers’ compensation insurance. The employer outsources the responsibilities of workers’ compensation... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/20/2014) – Veterans Home Baker Faked Pizza Injury To Get Workers’ Compensation For Tripping Over Her Dog
Posted on 21 Nov 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – November 20, 2014 Veterans Home Baker Faked Pizza Injury To Get Workers’ Compensation For Tripping Over Her Dog (MT) – A jury has found Velma Irvin guilty of theft of workers’ compensation benefits... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/18/2014) – Day Care Owner Avoids Jail After Second Conviction For Failing To Pay Workers’ Compensation Premiums
Posted on 19 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – December 18, 2014 Day Care Owner Avoids Jail After Second Conviction For Failing To Pay Workers’ Compensation Premiums (OH) – Rose Marinescu has been was placed on two years of community control and... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/3/2014) – Owner Of Tequila Sunrise Must Pay Or Stay For Workers’ Compensation Fraud
Posted on 3 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – July 3, 2014 Owner Of Tequila Sunrise Must Pay Or Stay For Workers’ Compensation Fraud (OH) – Maria Meszaros, the owner of the Tequila Sunrise bar, has pled guilty to workers’ compensation fraud... Read More

NCOIL Urges States to Protect Confidentiality of Workers Comp Information
Posted on 6 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Santa Fe, NM - Insurance legislators today called on fellow state policymakers to protect the privacy of employers’ workers’ compensation insurance information submitted to state agencies. Legislators took action here at the 2011 Annual Meeting... Read More

Federal: Workers’ Civil Action Against Employer Related to Chemical Release Can Continue Toward Trial
Posted on 16 Jan 2015 by Larson's Spotlight

A civil action filed against BP Products North America, Inc. (“BP”) by more than 500 plaintiffs—including some 315 employees—in connection with an accidental chemical release by the refinery may continue toward trial, held a federal... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/22/2014) – Cruise Terminal Longshoreman Pleads Guilty In Painkiller Oxycodone Scheme To Rip Off Insurers
Posted on 22 May 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – May 22, 2014 Cruise Terminal Longshoreman Pleads Guilty In Painkiller Oxycodone Scheme To Rip Off Insurers (NY) – Christopher Galasso, who was arrested in the “Operation Shore Thing” investigation... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/10/2014) – Cage Dancer Was Dancing The Night Away While Receiving Workers’ Compensation and Food Stamps
Posted on 11 Apr 2014 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – April 10, 2014 Cage Dancer Was Dancing The Night Away While Receiving Workers’ Compensation and Food Stamps (NY) – Terry Hares has pled guilty to workers’ compensation and welfare fraud for... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/4/2015) – Taxi Driver For Amish Community Pleads Guilty To Theft
Posted on 5 Jun 2015 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter – June 4, 2015 Taxi Driver For Amish Community Pleads Guilty To Theft (OH) – John Melvin has pled guilty to one count of theft, a fifth-degree felony. Authorities received an anonymous allegation that Melvin... Read More

Arizona: Mexican Employer Subject to Arizona Act for In-State Injury
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Larson's Spotlight

An Arizona appellate court recently held that a Mexican corporation and employer, whose employee—a citizen and resident of Mexico—was severely injured in Arizona while driving a diesel fuel transport truck from Phoenix to Nogales, Mexico,... Read More

Predictive Analytics and Big Data in the Workplace and Beyond: The Science Behind the Crystal Ball
Posted on 25 Nov 2014 by Karen C. Yotis

Karen C. Yotis, Esq., a Feature Resident Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , provides insights into workplace issues and the nuts and bolts of the workers’ comp world. An awful lot of ink has been devoted lately... Read More