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Virginia Firefighters Push for Greater Cancer Coverage in Workers’ Compensation

2019-02-05T16:08:26+00:00

Across Virginia, firefighters are on a mission: to secure fair workers’ compensation benefits for all. The Virginia workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to all employees who suffer an on-the-job injury or develop an illness related to work. Yet some firefighters are unable to access these benefits when they need them the [...]

Virginia Firefighters Push for Greater Cancer Coverage in Workers’ Compensation2019-02-05T16:08:26+00:00

Most Common Reasons for Worker Deaths in VA

2018-11-13T20:38:49+00:00

How and Why So Many Employees Die on the Job in Virginia No one should have to die because of their job. Unfortunately, workplace fatalities are a fact of life in Virginia. There are entirely too many employee deaths in our state, and most of them are the result of avoidable error or simple [...]

Most Common Reasons for Worker Deaths in VA2018-11-13T20:38:49+00:00

What I Hate About March Madness

2017-04-07T18:18:35+00:00

 This is hilarious material from our good friend Bob Battle. I hope you all enjoy it. Maybe not Louisville and Duke Fans.  What I Hate About March Madness Most of my loyal newsletter subscribers know that I am a huge basketball fan and grew up as a total gym rat. I was known as [...]

What I Hate About March Madness2017-04-07T18:18:35+00:00

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Florida – Another Example

2017-04-07T18:34:51+00:00

Here is another example of workers' compensation insurance fraud! An investigation in Florida of I&T Financial Services, LLC, has found that the company was set up to execute a large scale check cashing scheme for the purpose of evading the cost of workers’ compensation insurance coverage.  The mastermind behind this scam, Domenick Pucillo, was [...]

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Florida – Another Example2017-04-07T18:34:51+00:00

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud – A Multimillion Dollar Scam in West Virginia

2016-12-15T03:24:06+00:00

An insurance agent for BrickStreet Mutual Insurance was found to be taking bribes in exchange for allowing some of his workers' compensation insurance policy holders in the coal mining industry in West Virginia to under report their payroll and, thereby, save these employers millions of dollars in workers’ compensation insurance premiums.  According to the article, this [...]

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud – A Multimillion Dollar Scam in West Virginia2016-12-15T03:24:06+00:00

2013 California Workers’ Compensation Fraud – Not Awesome at all!

2017-04-10T16:06:49+00:00

Awesome Products, a company located in California, is a company that manufactures and distributes household and commercial cleaning products all over the U.S.A. A worker was injured at this company and filed a claim to receive workers’ compensation benefits.  When the State of California got involved and did some digging, it found that the [...]

2013 California Workers’ Compensation Fraud – Not Awesome at all!2017-04-10T16:06:49+00:00

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud – A Family Business?

2017-04-10T16:07:41+00:00

I found yet another article where an employer in California, a father and son team operating as Sunshine Landscaping, scammed the California State workers’ compensation fund out of approximately $1.45 million in insurance premiums.  The employers did this by misrepresenting the roles and job descriptions of their employees in order to make their jobs [...]

2013 Workers’ Compensation Fraud – A Family Business?2017-04-10T16:07:41+00:00

A 2013 Case of Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Florida

2017-04-07T17:46:29+00:00

I found an article on the website for the Florida Department of Financial Services about a company that is accused of planning and executing a scheme to defraud workers’ compensation.  The company, Preferred Staffing of America, Inc., is accused of partnering with an insurance agent to funnel business to their organization and selling false [...]

A 2013 Case of Workers’ Compensation Fraud in Florida2017-04-07T17:46:29+00:00

Stem Cell Trials Could Be in the Near Future for Injured Workers with Paralysis

2017-04-10T19:00:57+00:00

I found the article below from Drug Discovery & Development (www.dddmag.com) which talks about the current steps the FDA has taken to be a part of the international effort to find a cure for paralysis.  I know research involving stem cells is controversial but, if it were to lead to a cure for paralysis, [...]

Stem Cell Trials Could Be in the Near Future for Injured Workers with Paralysis2017-04-10T19:00:57+00:00

Meet Nelson & our Friends at The Mill House

2017-04-10T20:14:00+00:00

I’ve been posting a lot about brain injuries and how devastating they can be, so I wanted to share something positive with you on that note. Meet Nelson Martin Nelson came to the Injured Workers’ Law Firm from The Mill House across the street.  The Mill House is a part of Community Brain Injury [...]

Meet Nelson & our Friends at The Mill House2017-04-10T20:14:00+00:00