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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (5/3/2012) – Wrist Pain Stopped Processing of Inmates’ Mail, But She Could Text and Update Facebook

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 (6/14/2012) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Team Fined For Failing To Maintain Workers’ Compensation Insurance

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 (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 (6/28/2012) – Comment By Dad Leads To Painter’s Conviction For Double Dipping

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 (7/5/2012) – Washing and Detailing Cars and Pickup Trucks While on Disability Leads to 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 (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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (7/19/2012) – Movin’ On Good Buddy: Disabled Truck Driver Crosses State Line To Keep On Trucking

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 (7/26/2012) – School Custodian Sells Houses While On Disability

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 (10/11/2012) – Disabled Rural Mail Carrier Gave Massages But Delivered No Mail

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 (10/18/2012) – Laundry Owners’ Dirty Dealings With Employees Sends Them To Jail For 40 Days and 40 Nights

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 (10/25/2012) – Former Insurance Agent Sentenced To Jail For One Year In Premium Theft Case

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 (11/1/2012) – Teacher Who Could Not Teach Caught On Video Doing Strenuous Yard Work

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 (11/29/2012) – Tree Service Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Workers’ Compensation 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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/6/2012) – Prison Guard Faked His Disability Caused By Working With Rats

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 (1/17/2013) – Injured Worker Who Could Bench Press 500 Pounds Could Not Lift 10 Pounds At Work

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 (1/17/2013) – Injured Worker Who Could Bench Press 500 Pounds Could Not Lift 10 Pounds At Work

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 (1/24/2013) – Disabled Mail Clerk Was Able To Sell Avon and Work Out At Fitness Center

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 (1/24/2013) – Disabled Mail Clerk Was Able To Sell Avon and Work Out At Fitness Center

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...

May My Business in New York Secretly Make a Video Recording of Its Employees in the Workplace?

Can a non-governmental employer in the State of New York lawfully make a video recording of its employees in the workplace without the employees’ knowledge? The short answer is that a private employer in New York lawfully may engage in secret, video-only surveillance of its employees in certain...

We Are Always Being Watched—Ray Rice and Workplace Investigations

On Monday, the NFL indefinitely suspended, and the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of, Ray Rice after TMZ published security camera footage of Rice hitting his then-fiancée. What’s surprising about this story isn’t that the footage existed, but that it took the NFL six months...

Workplace Investigations: Ravens Ray Rice Termination Demonstrates Importance of Considering Video Camera Surveillance

Just 12 hours after a video tape of Ravens Ray Rice beating his now wife on February 15, 2014 in a hotel in Atlantic City was published by TMZ , the Ravens had terminated his contract and the NFL had indefinitely suspended him from playing for any NFL team. The video is taken from the surveillance camera...

The Ravens' Tale: Investigations

The Baltimore Ravens are not your typical employer. The NFL is not your typical industry. That being said, the Ravens' handling of the Ray Rice matter is a lesson in what not to do. In hindsight, the organization realized its initial reaction was inappropriate and was able to use the release of a...

New York: Failure to Disclose Volunteer Activity Amounts to Misrepresentation for Purposes of § 114-a

A New York appellate court held that substantial evidence supported a determination by the state Board that claimant had made false statements on a questionnaire for the purpose of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits [see N.Y. Work. Comp. Law § 114-a] where she denied participating in...