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
Helena, MT (WorkersCompensation.com) - Directly after the Montana State Fund announced a five percent decrease in workers' comp rates this week, Senator Eric Moore (R-Miles City) has proposed eliminating the ... Read More
Helena, MT (WorkersCompensation.com) — Laurence Hubbard, President and CEO of Montana State Fund, said the recent five percent decrease in workers' comp costs and negative rate increase since 2007 is a ... Read More
Des Moines, IA (WorkersCompensation.com) - As part of the overhaul of the Iowa workers’ compensation system, the new law changes the way that workers’ compensation attorneys will be compensated. ... 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
(WorkersCompensation.com) — Of course he tweeted about it.
With the repeal of Obamacare hanging on last-minute votes, swapping it from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to the American Health Care Act ... 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
Columbus, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) - There is a rebate, and then there is a $1 billion-rebate.
A billion-dollar recompense, well that is something to brag about, which is exactly what educational, ... Read More
Chriss Swaney is a freelance reporter who has written for Antique Trader Magazine, Reuters, The New York Times, U.S. News & World Report, the Burlington Free Press, UPI, The Tribune-Review and the Daily Record.