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Pacific Coast Business Times
Kmart sued for violating UCSB patent on LED bulbsA South Korean semiconductor company recently sued Kmart for allegedly violatin
Kmart sued for violating UCSB patent on LED bulbs
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 7 minutes ago
A South Korean semiconductor company recently sued Kmart for allegedly violating a UC Santa Barbara professor’s patent on LED light bulbs. Seoul Semiconductor sued Kmart Corp. in federal court in Los Angeles Sept. 9 for allegedly violating several... Read more
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Business Wire
Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividendhealth, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, M
Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Business Wire / Posted 20 minutes ago
health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna's customers... Read more
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Reuters
Puerto Rico board sets October 14 date for draft turnaround planPuerto Rico's Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla addresses the audience at the c
Puerto Rico board sets October 14 date for draft turnaround plan
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
Puerto Rico's Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla addresses the audience at the capitol building in San Juan, in this February 29, 2016 file photo. REUTERS/Alvin Baez/Files NEW YORK Puerto Rico's newly created federal oversight board on Friday set an... Read more
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Daily Herald
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame gamereforms, and a property tax freeze. Gott also agreed on those points. Moylan d
Moylan, Gott play Madigan-Rauner state budget blame game
Daily Herald / Posted 6 hours ago
reforms, and a property tax freeze. Gott also agreed on those points. Moylan did say he'd be open to some changes on workers' compensation laws, "but not go all the way." He emphasized his record as Des Plaines mayor from 2009 to 2012,... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Columbiana County Common PleasThe sentenced was imposed this week by Court Judge C. Ashley Pike against Howa
Columbiana County Common Pleas
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 12 hours ago
The sentenced was imposed this week by Court Judge C. Ashley Pike against Howard Lightner, 36, Yeager Drive, Wellsville, after he pleaded guilty to burglarizing the home of Cori Blosser, St. Clair Avenue, East... Read more
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Salem News
COMMON PLEAS COURTWilliam G. Warner of Lisbon v. MAC Trailer Enterprises of Alliance and Ohio Bur
COMMON PLEAS COURT
Salem News / Posted 13 hours ago
William G. Warner of Lisbon v. MAC Trailer Enterprises of Alliance and Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation; appeal of claim denial. Huntington National Bank v. Phoenix Corrugated Container of Salem; collection sought of two debts totaling... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Undocumented scheme manager pleads guilty to 50 countsidentify which contractors actually used the illegal services. The scheme allo
Undocumented scheme manager pleads guilty to 50 counts
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
identify which contractors actually used the illegal services. The scheme allowed contractors "to avoid these taxes and workers' compensation taxes, and to conceal their employment of undocumented aliens that were working illegally in the United... Read more
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Zero Hedge
You Want To Fix The Economy? Then First Fix Healthcarehaven't gained 3%--we've lost ground.) But if we look at total compensation co
You Want To Fix The Economy? Then First Fix Healthcare
Zero Hedge / Posted 23 hours ago
haven't gained 3%--we've lost ground.) But if we look at total compensation costs paid by the employer (health insurance, workers' compensation, employer's share of Social Security, etc.) we find that these costs have soared 60%. In other words,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
GOP leaders point to action on workers' compTALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With Florida businesses facing a 14.5 percent increase in w
GOP leaders point to action on workers' comp
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With Florida businesses facing a 14.5 percent increase in workers' compensation insurance rates, state Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater and a key Republican senator said they expect lawmakers to take action during the 2017... Read more
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Business Wire
Liberty Mutual Insurance Appoints Michael Prestileo Senior Vice President & General Manager, Liberty Mutual Benefits DistributionBOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Mutual Insurance is pleased to announce the ap
Liberty Mutual Insurance Appoints Michael Prestileo Senior Vice President & General Manager, Liberty Mutual Benefits Distribution
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Liberty Mutual Insurance is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Prestileo as senior vice president & general manager of distribution, with responsibilities for sales and service across the benefits... Read more
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BC Local News
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – amon
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – among other municipalities – said he plans to continue fighting the almost $280,000 in penalties he has been ordered to pay after being found in contravention of health and... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – amon
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.
Lake Country Calendar / Posted yesterday
A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – among other municipalities – said he plans to continue fighting the almost $280,000 in penalties he has been ordered to pay after being found in contravention of health and... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – amon
WorkSafe violations/fines for asbestos contractor in B.C.
Kelowna Capital News / Posted yesterday
A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – among other municipalities – said he plans to continue fighting the almost $280,000 in penalties he has been ordered to pay after being found in contravention of health and... Read more
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Miami New Times
Prominent Wynwood Artist "Nobody" Dead by Reported Suicideare invited to attend. "The thing I've been saying all day is that he was 'som
Prominent Wynwood Artist "Nobody" Dead by Reported Suicide
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
are invited to attend. "The thing I've been saying all day is that he was 'somebody' to us," she said. Labor Lawyers Begin Preparing Businesses for Zika-Related Workers' Compensation Claims FIU Grad's Photo Series Aims to Change Perception of Is... Read more
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Business Wire
Clinical Excellence is the Key to Combat Quality Issues, as well as Fraud and Abuse in Electrodiagnostic MedicineJACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insurance companies and other payers in th
Clinical Excellence is the Key to Combat Quality Issues, as well as Fraud and Abuse in Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Insurance companies and other payers in the workers’ compensation industry must be aware of an alarming trend in electrodiagnostic medicine: a large number of tests known as Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve... Read more
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Brandon Sun
WCB is denying me proper careI was just curious as an injured worker why there aren’t more investigations in
WCB is denying me proper care
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
I was just curious as an injured worker why there aren’t more investigations into the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba violating injured workers’ constitutional rights and denying them medical and financial services, forcing them into poverty... Read more
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Providence Business News
An automatically better approachas a solution to another kind of problem. Such is the case at Beacon Mutual In
An automatically better approach
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
as a solution to another kind of problem. Such is the case at Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. in Warwick, which specializes in workers' compensation, with its new medical-only auto-adjudication claims system. Those injured on the job that have... Read more
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WESH 2 Orlando
1 year later, officer hit by car while on duty struggles with medical costsThe Orlando police officer who was run over by a car while on duty said he's a
1 year later, officer hit by car while on duty struggles with medical costs
WESH 2 Orlando / Posted yesterday
The Orlando police officer who was run over by a car while on duty said he's a victim, yet again. This time, he claims the city is moving slowly in helping him pay for medical costs. WESH 2's Chris Hush spoke with the officer and got the city's... Read more
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BC Local News
More WorkSafe violations, fines for asbestos contractor who worked in Maple Ridgeby Jennifer Saltman / Special to The TIMES A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal c
More WorkSafe violations, fines for asbestos contractor who worked in Maple Ridge
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
by Jennifer Saltman / Special to The TIMES A Lower Mainland asbestos-removal contractor who did work in Maple Ridge – among other municipalities – said he plans to continue fighting the almost $280,000 in penalties he has been ordered to pay after... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Workers' comp rates go up 14.5%impacts on different industries. High-risk industries, such as construction or
Workers' comp rates go up 14.5%
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
impacts on different industries. High-risk industries, such as construction or roofing, pay as much as a dollar in workers' compensation insurance for every $4 they pay in salary. Others like Mark Folmar, who owns a pawn shop, pay 80 cents... Read more
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The Age
Troubled public service agency calls in the copshave not been well with the agency for some time, with AHL consistently recordi
Troubled public service agency calls in the cops
The Age / Posted yesterday
have not been well with the agency for some time, with AHL consistently recording some of the highest absenteeism rates and workers' compensation claims in the Australian Public Service. Dr Gordon said the police investigation was launched in... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away JobsRock, said he's concerned about legalization increasing the liability insurance
Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
Rock, said he's concerned about legalization increasing the liability insurance premiums businesses pay and the cost of workers' compensation, as well as negatively effects on employee safety. He also said the proposal also includes an... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Buckeye Lake developer trying to revive controversial project Marion Dearlove's lovely, if lonely, cottage nudges the water of a man-made b
Buckeye Lake developer trying to revive controversial project
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Marion Dearlove's lovely, if lonely, cottage nudges the water of a man-made bay called Snug Harbor in Buckeye Lake. Dearlove and her late husband, William, built the home in 2010, about... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Overweight and obesity can be major risk factors for high workers' compensation costsObese and overweight workers are more likely to incur high costs related to wor
Overweight and obesity can be major risk factors for high workers' compensation costs
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
Obese and overweight workers are more likely to incur high costs related to workers' compensation claims for major injuries, reports a study in the September Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American... Read more
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South Sound Business Examiner
Jail time for L&I fraudCounty Superior Court judge sentenced a husband and wife to 90 days in jail for
Jail time for L&I fraud
South Sound Business Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
County Superior Court judge sentenced a husband and wife to 90 days in jail for a fraudulent billing scheme involving workers' compensation. They had earlier pleaded guilty. Phillip Ward and his wife, Kitzia Herta-Ward, were each sentenced on... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Workers� compensation rates pegged to go up 14.5 percentWednesday, September 28, 10:41 AM EDT The long-awaited order by the Florida Of
Workers� compensation rates pegged to go up 14.5 percent
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Wednesday, September 28, 10:41 AM EDT The long-awaited order by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation trimmed a proposal that called for increasing rates 19.6 percent. Nevertheless, business groups immediately warned that a 14.5 percent... Read more
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Miami New Times
Labor Lawyers Begin Preparing Businesses for Zika-Related Workers' Compensation Claimsimplications. "It’s going to be a tremendous challenge when there’s somebody w
Labor Lawyers Begin Preparing Businesses for Zika-Related Workers' Compensation Claims
Miami New Times / Posted 2 days ago
implications. "It’s going to be a tremendous challenge when there’s somebody working on a construction crew who claims a workers' compensation injury after being bitten by a mosquito at work," says Phillip Russell, a Tampa-based labor lawyer with... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Workers' comp insurance rates should increase 14.5 percent, regulators say— Pointing to a major Florida Supreme Court ruling on attorneys' fees, state re
Workers' comp insurance rates should increase 14.5 percent, regulators say
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
— Pointing to a major Florida Supreme Court ruling on attorneys' fees, state regulators issued an order Tuesday that said workers' compensation insurance rates should increase 14.5 percent starting later this year. The long-awaited order by the... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Biloxi budget gets even tighter with 2 percent pay raisescover the cost of the raises and the additional benefits that are based on sala
Biloxi budget gets even tighter with 2 percent pay raises
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 2 days ago
cover the cost of the raises and the additional benefits that are based on salary such as Social Security, retirement and workers' compensation. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2deKddW) the budget for the year starting Oct. 1 was approved... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amherst supervisor’s budget proposal includes tax hike, no pay raisesAmherst Supervisor Barry A. Weinstein has yet to release his tentative spending
Amherst supervisor’s budget proposal includes tax hike, no pay raises
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
Amherst Supervisor Barry A. Weinstein has yet to release his tentative spending plan for 2017, but he’s vowing that the budget will not include almost $100,000 in pay raises for elected officials approved by the Town Board earlier this month. His... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Biloxi budget gets even tighter with 2 percent pay raisescover the cost of the raises and the additional benefits that are based on sala
Biloxi budget gets even tighter with 2 percent pay raises
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
cover the cost of the raises and the additional benefits that are based on salary such as Social Security, retirement and workers' compensation. The Sun Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2deKddW) the budget for the year starting Oct. 1 was approved... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Compensation for Zimbabwean Worker Who Lost His ArmKudzanai Gavaza, 43, who lost part of his arm in an accident on the job in 2015
No Compensation for Zimbabwean Worker Who Lost His Arm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kudzanai Gavaza, 43, who lost part of his arm in an accident on the job in 2015, has not received any money from the Workers' Compensation Fund - not because he is illegally in the country, but because his employers apparently failed to... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
JC Country Club loses worker's comp caseto her condition between her release from treatment in November 2005 and a hear
JC Country Club loses worker's comp case
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
to her condition between her release from treatment in November 2005 and a hearing on temporary benefits by the Division of Workers' Compensation in 2010, the appeals court ruling noted. The parties stipulated Pace had reached her maximum medical... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Florida signs off on 14.5 percent rate hike for businessesto cover their employees. The Office of Insurance Regulation on Tuesday announ
Florida signs off on 14.5 percent rate hike for businesses
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
to cover their employees. The Office of Insurance Regulation on Tuesday announced it was approving a request to raise workers' compensation insurance rates, although the proposed hike isn't as much as insurers wanted. The rate hike is... Read more
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The Columbian
Couple gets jail time for workers’ comp scamTUMWATER — Officials said a married couple who owned and operated a now defunct
Couple gets jail time for workers’ comp scam
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
TUMWATER — Officials said a married couple who owned and operated a now defunct foreign-language interpreter service just north of Seattle has been sentenced to jail for a fraudulent billing scheme. The Washington state Department of Labor and... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
Workers' comp rates pegged to go up 14.5%- Pointing to a major Florida Supreme Court ruling on attorneys' fees, state re
Workers' comp rates pegged to go up 14.5%
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
- Pointing to a major Florida Supreme Court ruling on attorneys' fees, state regulators issued an order Tuesday that said workers' compensation insurance rates should increase 14.5 percent starting later this year. The long-awaited order by the... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
City Club of Chicago: Tim Schneider, Chairman of the Illinois Republican PartyTim Schneider, Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, speaks to the City Cl
City Club of Chicago: Tim Schneider, Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
Tim Schneider, Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, speaks to the City Club of Chicago, September 27, 2016 (City Club of Chicago) Tim Schneider, Chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, speaks to the City Club of Chicago, September 27, 2016... Read more
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The Herald News
Fall River couple charged with workers compensation fraudto disclose the true nature of the work their contracting company performed bet
Fall River couple charged with workers compensation fraud
The Herald News / Posted 2 days ago
to disclose the true nature of the work their contracting company performed between 2009 and 2014 in order to lower their workers' compensation insurance premiums. According to a release from the Attorney General's office, the Carons allegedly... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Downgrades West Virginia's IDR to 'AA'; Outlook Negativehas aggressively addressed many of its outstanding liabilities through the dedi
Fitch Downgrades West Virginia's IDR to 'AA'; Outlook Negative
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
has aggressively addressed many of its outstanding liabilities through the dedication of specific tax revenues to both workers' compensation and other post-employment benefits (OPEB). Operating Performance: 'aa' factor assessment Revenue... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
How To Pick A Bank Or Credit Union You Can TrustYou may have met someone who says they don’t trust banks and shoves their money
How To Pick A Bank Or Credit Union You Can Trust
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 days ago
You may have met someone who says they don’t trust banks and shoves their money under a mattress. You write them off and go on using your debit cards and checking accounts. Then some banking scandal happens and all of a sudden mattressing your money... Read more
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Business Wire
Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in PickeringtonPICKERINGTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athletico Physical Therapy’s newest locati
Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Pickerington
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
PICKERINGTON, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athletico Physical Therapy’s newest location will open at 1797 Hill Rd, Suite 101, Pickerington, OH 43147,locatedright off of Interstate 70. Athletico is excited to continue to expand their quality of care in... Read more
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Business Wire
Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in SpringfieldSPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athletico Physical Therapy’s newest locatio
Athletico Physical Therapy Opens in Springfield
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Athletico Physical Therapy’s newest location will open at 2833 Chatham Rd., Springfield, IL 62704. Athletico is excited to continue their quality of care throughout the state of Illinois. “I look forward to the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Couple gets jail time for workers' comp scamthey sent to the state for reimbursement. The agency had been paying the coupl
Couple gets jail time for workers' comp scam
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
they sent to the state for reimbursement. The agency had been paying the couple's firm, Hispanic Voices, to provide Spanish-language interpretation for injured workers at medical and vocational appointments related to workers' compensation c... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Clark County Common Pleas Court casesCOMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0623 - Kendrick Thomas, 2024 S. Center Blvd., v. Ohio
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 3 days ago
COMMON PLEAS COURT 16-CV-0623 - Kendrick Thomas, 2024 S. Center Blvd., v. Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Columbus, and Iron Tiger Logistics, Inc., Independence, Mo., notice of appeal. 16-CV-0624 - New Carlisle Federal Savings Bank, New... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Couple gets jail time for workers’ comp scamThe Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said in a news release
Couple gets jail time for workers’ comp scam
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
The Washington state Department of Labor and Industries said in a news release that 40-year-old Kitzia Huerta-Ward and 44-year-old Philip Ward were each sentenced on one felony count of theft involving the submission of thousands of false bills to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Couple gets jail time for workers' comp scamthey sent to the state for reimbursement. The agency had been paying the coupl
Couple gets jail time for workers' comp scam
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
they sent to the state for reimbursement. The agency had been paying the couple's firm, Hispanic Voices, to provide Spanish-language interpretation for injured workers at medical and vocational appointments related to workers' compensation c... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Ditka, Todd Ricketts sign on for Ivanka Trump fundraiser in Chicagocampaign fund, plus a bunch of money from trial lawyers who are opposed to Gov.
Ditka, Todd Ricketts sign on for Ivanka Trump fundraiser in Chicago
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
campaign fund, plus a bunch of money from trial lawyers who are opposed to Gov. Rauner's economic agenda that includes workers' compensation reform and has included changes to the civil lawsuit system. *Campaign finance limits are off in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Full state senate to act on Yudichak’s legislationArticle Tools The state Senate Committee on Labor and Industry on Monday unani
Full state senate to act on Yudichak’s legislation
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools The state Senate Committee on Labor and Industry on Monday unanimously approved legislation that would provide state coverage of workers’ compensation benefits to first responders who suffer injuries during emergencies on state game... Read more
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The Age
Ex-public servant loses bid for Comcare to cover massagestens of thousands of dollars. Taxpayers paid for up to $50,000 of massage ther
Ex-public servant loses bid for Comcare to cover massages
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
tens of thousands of dollars. Taxpayers paid for up to $50,000 of massage therapy for former public servant, Mr Drummey's workers' compensation claim goes back 20 years when he sustained a series of injuries working in Canberra at the Australian... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
public servant loses bid for Comcare to cover massagestens of thousands of dollars. Taxpayers paid for up to $50,000 of massage ther
public servant loses bid for Comcare to cover massages
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
tens of thousands of dollars. Taxpayers paid for up to $50,000 of massage therapy for former public servant, Mr Drummey's workers' compensation claim goes back 20 years when he sustained a series of injuries working in Canberra at the Australian... Read more
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