Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), Workers' Comp fraud referrals were up by 2% in the first half of 2009. While premium fraud decreased 21%, ... Read More
By Hon. Colleen Casey, Workers' Compensation Judge (San Francisco, California) Most people are surprised to learn that the DWC Medical Unit is not yet integrated with EAMS. Because of that, here are some ... Read More
By LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Center Staff As part of our Fraud Awareness Month campaign, we interviewed Dennis Jay, the Executive Director at the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, on ... Read More
ByJohn Astad, Director, Combustible Dust Policy Institute It's been an interesting path taking the leap from writing an occasional guest column in the local newspaper to blogging, where all of ... Read More
By LexisNexis Workers' Compensation Law Center Staff Workers' compensation is harsher on fraud than in civil cases. Civil cases use a balancing test, i.e., how bad is the misrepresentation versus ... Read More
Asheville, NC (CompNewsNetwork) - Recent court rulings in Indiana and Oregon have employers worried. The courts have ruled that an employer must pay for an obese employee's weight-loss surgery to ensure the ... Read More
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