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HI: Gov. Enrolls Construction Site Inspection Task Force Act

Honolulu, HI (CompNewsNetwork) - The act was enrolled by the Governor to create a construction site inspection task force to be convened by the department of commerce and consumer affairs to discuss the potential advantages and drawbacks of investigating and … read more

TN: Senate Approves Bill to Exempt Parts of Construction Industry From Workers' Comp

NASHVILLE, TN - The state Senate on Thursday approved Senate Bill 3591, which would creates a procedure whereby sole proprietors, partners, officers of corporations, and members of limited liability companies engaged in the construction industry can seek an exemption from obtaining workers’ compensation...

FL: CFO To Audit Department Of Management Services Courthouse Contracts

Tallahassee, FL (CompNewsNetwork) - Florida CFO Alex Sink announced today that she has directed her Bureau of Auditing to perform a comprehensive audit of the Department of Management Services’ fixed capital outlay project for the construction of the new First District Court of Appeals courthouse...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (12/29/2011) – What Happens In Vegas Stays In Vegas, Including Jail Time For Stupid 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 (1/5/2012) – State Senator’s Trucking Company Not Trucking So Much After Court Shuts It Down

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...

Indiana: Injured Employee May Not Sue Employer’s Corporate Parent

Where an employee working for a subsidiary of AT&T, Inc. tripped and fell over the snow-covered legs of a construction sign placed in a walkway adjacent to an ongoing construction project at the AT&T building in downtown Indianapolis, she could not maintain a tort action against another subsidiary...