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CA: WCAB Lacks Jurisdiction to Void Bankruptcy Court's Decision for Lien Discharged in Bankruptcy

Norris M. Mellon v. State of California Department of Corrections WCAB Jurisdiction—Lien Discharged in Bankruptcy—WCAB, granting removal on its own motion, affirmed WCJ’s order that WCAB had no jurisdiction to allow lien claimant’s lien for living expenses asserted against...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Claimant’s Unpaid Work for Wife’s Business Did Not Constitute Fraud

Larson's Spotlight on Fraud, Unfair Settlement Practices, Penalty for Late Payment, and Altercation. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's Workers' Compensation Law , has compiled the list below. ...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/9/2012) – Owner of TV Recycling Business Knew She Needed 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...

Penalty for Abruptly Withdrawing Authorization for Opioid Pain Medication: Cal. Comp. Cases July Advanced Postings (7/16/2014)

Here’s the fourth batch of advanced postings for July 2014 issue of Cal. Comp. Cases. Lexis.com and Lexis Advance subscribers can link to the case to read the complete headnotes and summaries. © Copyright 2014 LexisNexis. All rights reserved. County of Riverside, PSI, Petitioner v...

Federal: Bankruptcy Trustee Has No Claim to Worker’s MSA Held in Bank Account

A Federal Bankruptcy Court in Pennsylvania has held in relevant part that a Medicare Set-Aside is not subject to administration by a bankruptcy trustee because it is not property of the bankruptcy estate in spite of the fact that it might be held in a personal bank account maintained by the Chapter 7...