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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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (2/23/2012) – New Orleans Attorney Decides to Punt, Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Pro Football and Hockey Clients

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 (3/29/2012) – Labor Investigator Forfeits Gold Bars, Coins, Lexus, and Homes On Way To Federal Prison

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...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Non-Dependent Spouse Precluded From Death Benefits and Barred From Bringing Death Claim

Larson's Spotlight on Non-Dependent Spouse and Death Benefits, Fraud and Surveillance Video, Tort Action Against Sole Proprietor, and Statute of Limitations for PTSD Claim. Larson's surveys the latest case developments that you need to know about. Thomas A. Robinson, the staff writer for Larson's...

Larson’s Spotlight on Recent Cases: Gradual Worsening Over Time Constituted Change of Condition, Not New Injury

Larson's Spotlight on Change of Condition, Workers' Comp Fraud, and Tort Suit and Evidence of Workers' Comp Benefits. 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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (8/16/2012) – Hotel Employee Who Could Not Use a Restroom Without Assistance Was Able To Play Billiards

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 (8/23/2012) – Surveillance Video Shows Nurse’s Aide Faked Need For Wheelchair

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...

New Jersey: Casino’s Own Surveillance Video Defeats Employer’s “Going & Coming” Argument

In an unpublished decision, a New Jersey appellate court recently held that a casino’s security surveillance video supported the employee’s claim that at the time of a vehicular accident, in which she was injured, a small portion of her SUV was still on the employer’s property; her...

Nebraska: Surveillance Video Dooms Deputy Sheriff’s Retaliatory Discharge Case

Surveillance video that showed a deputy sheriff—while he was being paid workers’ compensation disability benefits—operating a pickup truck with a snowplow attached for some five hours and that also showed the deputy twisting his head and neck to check for oncoming traffic during that...

Iowa: High Court Rules Surveillance Materials Are Protected by Work Product Rule

Iowa Code § 85.27(2), which generally requires an employer or insurance carrier immediately to release all information concerning the employee’s physical or mental condition relative to the workers’ compensation claim, does not override the state’s work product privilege, held...

Missouri: Post-Deposition Surveillance Video Could Not Be Introduced Into Evidence

When, during a deposition related to claimant’s workers’ compensation claim, a representative of the employer indicated that it had conducted no surveillance activities of the claimant, the employer was under an obligation to supplement that answer when it subsequently hired a private investigator...

Arkansas: Commission Resolves Conflicting Medical Evidence Against Employee

An Arkansas appellate court affirmed a decision by the state’s Workers’ Compensation Commission that denied an employee additional medical benefits for continued pain management where the court said the Commission considered the medical evidence, some of which was in conflict, and gave greater...