Three workers in have been accused of workers’ compensation fraud after they apparently lied about their injuries. The three workers filed for workers’ compensation benefits when they became injured at the metal fabrication company, L.E.F. Inc., in … [Read more...] about Workers Accused Of Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claims
Work Related Injuries
Former State Employee Defrauds The State In Workers’ Comp Benefits
A man and woman, are being charged with 93 counts that include theft, perjury, and falsification of business records. While the pair currently reside in Wisconsin, the fraud that they are being charged with occurred in Alaska, where the man was … [Read more...] about Former State Employee Defrauds The State In Workers’ Comp Benefits
MO Lawmakers to Temporarily Double Fees for Workers Injured on the Job
With over 30,000 claims pending against Missouri’s worker compensation fund, the legislature and Governor are trying desperately to find the money to pay some of these disenfranchised workers. The funds to pay injured Missouri workers have dropped to … [Read more...] about MO Lawmakers to Temporarily Double Fees for Workers Injured on the Job
Connecticut Considers Revising Workers’ Compensation Laws That Exclude Emotional Injury
Current Connecticut law does not allow for employees to receive workers’ compensation benefits for emotional trauma caused by an event at work, unless it is connected to or in addition to a physical injury. Since a state reform in 1993 where … [Read more...] about Connecticut Considers Revising Workers’ Compensation Laws That Exclude Emotional Injury
Does Workers’ Compensation Protect Employees From Being Fired After An Injury?
Workers’ compensation insurance is a state-mandated program that makes sure that employees receive compensation for any injuries they sustain at work. The system also protects employers from employees who later try to seek additional compensation in … [Read more...] about Does Workers’ Compensation Protect Employees From Being Fired After An Injury?
Receiving Compensation For A Slip And Fall Injury
A slip and can happen anywhere, but a slip and fall at work can impede your ability to do your job. Even if your employer was not negligent, you can still recover compensation for your injuries. Workers’ comp is a no-fault system, which means that … [Read more...] about Receiving Compensation For A Slip And Fall Injury