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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/7/2011) – Pill Mill Doctor Prescribed Unneeded Narcotics and Improperly Billed Workers’ Compensation

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud...

Bullivant Secures Jury Verdict, Court Awards Judgment under Counterclaim for First-Party Insurance Fraud

By John A. Bennett, Stuart D. Jones, Matthew E. Hedberg, Andrew E. Passmore, Attorneys, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Following a two-month trial, Safeco Insurance Company of Oregon was awarded $9.977 million on its counterclaim for insurance fraud against a former insured, Sohail Masood. An August...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (11/3/2011) – Payroll Company Business Executive and Workers’ Comp Attorney Facing Theft Charges

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud...

Real Cases in Real Estate By Andrea Lee Negroni, Esq. – February 22d, 2012 Update

Real Cases in Real Estate is a weekly update on real estate law, with legal principles illustrated and explained by lawsuits from around the country. The topics are wide-ranging for appeal to a broad spectrum of readers including lawyers, homeowners, investors and the general public. Andrea Lee...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/10/2012) – Conviction of California Highway Patrol Officer Affirmed By Court of Appeal

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Overseas Forgers' fake IDs Can Fool Even the Experts

"Overseas forgers from as far away as China are shipping fake driver's license and other IDs to the United States that can bypass even the newest electronic digital security systems, according to document security experts and the Secret Service." - USA Today, June 9, 2012 .

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/21/2012) – This Friendly Bar Might Be Toby Keith’s Kind of Place

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/12/2012) – High Heels and Romance In the Park Lead To Arrest For Insurance Fraud

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Minn. Ct. App. on 8 U.S.C. Sec. 1324a(b)(5) - State v. Reynua II

Bruce D. Nestor writes: "In a 2011 decision, the Minn. Court of Appeals reversed a state perjury conviction based on a false statement on an I-9 form, concluding that 8 USC 1324a(b)(5) and federal law in general preempts a state prosecution relying upon the I-9 form. However, that 2011 decision...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/6/2012) – The Noodle Will Fight No More Fires, But Will He Cook Or Punch Folks Out During Community Service?

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (9/13/2012) – Can Everyone See Clearly Now? Window Cleaning Company Owner Pays Over $300,000 In Restitution For Fraud Conviction

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/14/2013) – Insurance Auditor and Others Charged With Coal Mine Workers’ Comp Insurance Fraud Scheme

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/21/2013) – Criminal Forgery and Fraud Charges Filed Against Restaurant Owners

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 investigations. Workers' Comp Fraud...

Elder Abuse Case Leads Accountant to Prison

Elder abuse is one of the country’s fastest growing crimes. It is committed by relatives, friends, strangers, and even trusted advisors. Now, an accountant who targeted an elderly client and stole more than $1.2 million from her has been sentenced to prison. Barry Palczewski is going to state...

After Targeting the Terminally Ill and the Elderly, Estate Planning CEO and Employee Head to Prison

He saw “death as a holiday.” He targeted the terminally ill and the elderly. He stole millions of dollars. Federal prosecutors say that Joseph A. Caramadre, the president, chief executive officer, and majority owner of Estate Planning Resources in Cranston, R.I., did all this – and...

Not Quite El Chapo's Escaping Through A Tunnel Under His Shower, But Still An Escape From "Custody”

There have been two high-profile prison escapes in recent weeks -- one in Mexico and one in upstate New York. In United States v. Small , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], dealt with a third escape...