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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/4/2013) – Disabled Rural Mail Carrier Gets Five Months in Prison For Running Spa and Fitness Center and Giving Massages

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 (4/11/2013) – Bad Week For Disabled Ohio Truck Drivers Who Thought They Could 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...

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (4/18/2013) – Former New York Giants Linebacker Indicted By Federal Grand Jury For $1.5 Million Insurance Fraud Scheme

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...

Federal: Postal Employee’s IIED Action Re: SWAT Team’s Search Warrant “Invasion” of Residence May Proceed

A federal district court, sitting in California, recently refused to grant the federal government’s motion for summary judgment in an intentional infliction of emotional distress action (among other claims) filed against it by a postal service employee who claimed that heavily-armed U.S. Postal...

Federal: Evidence Letter Carrier Competed in Triathlons While on “Light Duty” Supported Conviction of Workers’ Comp Fraud

In a decision designated as unpublished, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a federal district court’s denial of a defendant’s motion for a judgment of acquittal under Fed. R. Crim. P. 29, finding that two of the defendant’s convictions for workers' compensation...

Federal: Bed and Breakfast Owner Guilty of Insurance Fraud for Failing to Disclose Farm Operation Associated with His Inn

A U.S. District Court in Eastern Pennsylvania recently denied a post-trial motion of defendants Albert Granger (“Granger”) and Glasbern, Inc. ("Glasbern") for judgment as matter of law under Rule 50(b) and a new trial under Rule 59 in an action originally filed against them by Zenith...

Federal: 11th Circuit Affirms Postal Worker’s Conviction of 33 Counts of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed, in relevant part, a jury’s findings that an Alabama letter carrier was guilty of 33 counts of workers’ compensation fraud in connection with benefits received following a work-related injury. In 2001, the postal worker suffered an admitted injury...