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Jul 04, 2016

Employer Fraud in Workers’ Compensation

By |July 4th, 2016|Doctors, Employee Misclassification, Employer Fraud, Fraud, Misclassification, Uncategorized, Wage Theft|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Thomas Domer, from The Domer Law Firm.Legislatures around the country (including ours in Wisconsin) seem to be preoccupied with employee fraud in workers'’ compensation, despite overwhelming evidence that employee fraud is virtually nonexistent.  Employer fraud, however, continues to plague the industry.  Over the last decade, my friend and colleague [...]

Jan 18, 2016

2015 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cases

By |January 18th, 2016|Doctors, Employee Misclassification, Employer Fraud, Fraud, Misclassification, Uncategorized, Wage Theft|4 Comments

Number Value Non-Employee Fraud Cases 9 $ 848,000,000 Employee Fraud Cases 1 $ 1,500,000 Total $ 849,500,000 The top six of our top ten fraud cases of 2015 are from California, a perennial offender. The other four cases are from New York, Washington, Utah, and Massachusetts. As we continue to discover each year, non-employee fraud cases [...]

Jul 04, 2013

Official Disabilities Guidelines Now Covers Diabetes

By |July 4th, 2013|Doctors, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Paul J. McAndrew, Jr. from Paul McAndrew Law Firm.While diabetes is not a work injury or illness, it can have a serious impact on the rate at which an injured worker recovers. For instance, people with diabetes may have a much harder time healing from a foot or leg [...]

May 21, 2012

Read This Before You Go To An Insurance Medical Examination

By |May 21st, 2012|Doctors, Uncategorized, Workers' Comp' Basics|0 Comments

Today’s guest post comes to us from our colleague Matt Funk of New York. Many times insurance medical examinations are considered by injured employees to be the same as Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs). There is nothing farther from the truth. These examinations are bought and paid for by the insurance company and for their benefit. [...]