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) 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
1) NY Couple Admits to Collecting $1.2 Million in Fraudulent Benefits (FRIDAY)
Colden, NY residents Richard L. Klaffka, and his wife Cathleen admitted to a large workers' compensation hoax this week. ... Read More
1) OH Police Union Rep Turns to Lawmakers for Better PTSD Coverage
Mike Weinman with the Fraternal Order of Police of Ohio wants to see changes in workers' compensation coverage for first responders. ... Read More
1) Jesse Jackson Jr. and His Wife in $1.8M Debt
While former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. continues to collect more than six figures in social security insurance benefits for bipolar disorder ... Read More
Sex and Seafood in the Workplace Well, it’s Friday, and time to shrug off the consistently negative news in exchange for a little lighter fare. And when it comes to a little useless information, I’m sure you’ll agree there ...