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GEICO Files $1.8 Million Lawsuit Challenging Thousands Of No-fault Claims

WOODBURY, N.Y. - In a $1.8 million lawsuit filed on June 11, GEICO has challenged an alleged no-fault scheme involving the submission of thousands of suspect no-fault claims to the company ( Government Employees Insurance Company, et al. v. Michael D. Green, M.D., et al. , No. CV10-2671, E.D. N.Y.)....

Workers' Compensation in the United States: The First 100 Years

By Alan Pierce The year 1911 saw the enactment of this country’s first state-based Workers’ Compensation laws. The effects of the Industrial Revolution begun some decades earlier made it necessary to change the way the costs associated with workplace injuries and deaths were compensated...

Workers' Compensation in the United States: The First 100 Years

By Alan Pierce The year 1911 saw the enactment of this country’s first state-based Workers’ Compensation laws. The effects of the Industrial Revolution begun some decades earlier made it necessary to change the way the costs associated with workplace injuries and deaths were compensated...

SEC Settles Jenkins SOX 304 Case

The Commission settled its first strict liability no-fault SOX 304 action by agreeing to a settlement under which defendant Maynard L. Jenkins, the former CEO and Chairman of CSK Auto Corporation, would repay $2.8 million of the approximately $4.1 million sought in the complaint. SEC v. Jenkins,...