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PA: ARAMARK’s Debra Rodgers Named Risk Manager of the Year by Business Insurance Magazine

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Debra Rodgers, ARAMARK’s Vice President of Global Risk Management, has been named Risk Manager of the Year by Business Insurance magazine. Rodgers was selected by an independent panel of judges comprised of prior honorees,...

Ronald Balter
New York Injured Worker Tests Positive for Marijuana: High Level of Proof Needed to Overcome Presumption That Injury Not Caused Solely by Intoxication

In the case of Thompson v. Wiltsie Construction Company, Inc ., 2010 NY Slip Op 03209, 2010 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3182 (April 22, 2010) a New York court affirmed the establishment of a case under the New York State Workers' Compensation Law where 18...

Roland Legal PLLC
Kentucky’s Thoroughbred Industry and Workers’ Compensation: “Out of the Money”

On May 1, the world will turn its eyes to Louisville, Ky., and the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby . The majestic thoroughbreds and rich traditions of the horse industry embody Kentucky’s standing as the center of the equine universe, but some...

Larson's Spotlight
Five Recent Cases You Should Know About (4/26/2010)

Larson’s Spotlight on Marijuana, Retaliatory Discharge, Coughing, Intoxication Defense, and Accidental Injury. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson’s...

Cassandra Roberts
Cavalcade of Reversals by Delaware IAB in UR Appeals on Issue of Surgery

In a series of recently released decisions, the Delaware Industrial Accident Board on appeal consistently upheld the propriety of surgery, overturning the Utilization Review declaration that such surgery was non-compliant with the newly-enacted Delaware...

LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team
Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter - Recent Arrests, Charges, Convictions, and Investigations (4/22/2010)

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...

Tags: Fraud