Dara Barney comes to WorkersCompensation.com as the Senior Editor of Premium Media. Her previous journalism experience in Idaho and California, along with her former role as Public Information Specialist at the Idaho Industrial Commission, all play a part in keeping her up-to-date on providing the most timely, reliable and interesting news to share with you!
1) CA: $10 Million Settlement Approved, Largest in the Country
The largest settlement, ever, has been approved in a California workers' compensation case... to the tune of $10 million, according ... Read More
1) Former FL Cleaning Co. Employee Sues for Unpaid and Improper Wages
Orlando, FL man James Sanchez filed a complaint last week against Federal Cleaning Contractors Inc., alleging unpaid and ... Read More
1) Not English-Only: Workers' Compensation Hearings (FRIDAY)
Workers' compensation hearings should not be English-only, writes Katie Deabler and Leah Lotto, staff attorneys at the National Center for Law ... Read More
1) CA Women Busted for Insurance Fraud
Riverside, CA resident Joanne Tealoff was arrested this week for allegedly cheating insurance companies out of workers' comp payments, according to a City News ... Read More
1) Former FL School District Employee to Receive $225,000 Settlement
Kimberly Hackett filed a lawsuit in 2013 after she was demoted from assistant principal to classroom teacher at Swift Creek ... Read More
1) OH Company Recognized for Safety Performance
AK Steel, a steel company out of West Chester, OH, has been recognized for outstanding safety performance by the OH Bureau of Workers' Compensation, ... Read More
Suicide by Co(m)p I read a story last week about an Ohio police officer – make that a former Ohio police officer, who plead guilty to fabricating a story about being shot in the line of duty. The charges he plead ...