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Jan 26, 2018

2017 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cases

By |January 26th, 2018|Employer Fraud, Fraud, Insurance, jernigan law firm, Uncategorized, workers' comp, workers' compensastion, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on 2017 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cases

  2017 Top Ten Workers’ Compensation Fraud Cases  by Leonard T. Jernigan, Jr. Raleigh, N.C. Non-Employee Fraud Cases - 10   $ 697.4 Million Employee Fraud Cases - 0   $ 0                   Total Fraud   $ 697.4 Million Seven of the top ten cases in 2017 are from California, two from Texas, [...]

Mar 02, 2015

Injured Texas worker awarded $5.3 million

By |March 2nd, 2015|Brain injury, Injured Workers, jernigan law firm, Uncategorized, West Star Transportation, workers' compensation|0 Comments

In April of 2007 Charles Robison, a worker for Texas-based West Star Transportation, suffered a traumatic brain injury after falling headfirst off an unevenly loaded flatbed trailer. At the time of the accident, West Star had “opted-out” of the Texas workers'’ compensation system and forfeited its protection against negligence law suits by its employees.  Mr. [...]

Feb 06, 2015

Medical Procedures: What do they cost?

By |February 6th, 2015|jernigan law firm, medical costs, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation|0 Comments

Blue Cross Blue Shield has created an online pricing tool to help patients compare prices of about 1,200 non-emergency medical procedures. Patients can now search for the best financial deal for services offered within North Carolina.  By exposing this previously undisclosed information, patients are now able to go and see services according to the databases [...]

Jan 28, 2015

Flotation tanks help relieve stress, pain and tension

By |January 28th, 2015|flotation, jernigan law firm, relieve stress, sensory deprivation tanks, Uncategorized, workers' compensation|0 Comments

In 1954 while working at the National Institute of Mental Health, Neuroscientist John C. Lilly developed a sensory-deprivation flotation tank in order to discover what would happen to the brain if it was deprived of as much stimulation as possible. According to Susan Jacobson, writer for the Orlando Sentinel, “The process works like this: A [...]