Texas Mutual Insurance Co. announced that Michael T. Douglas of Denton, Texas, pleaded guilty to charges of perjury in a workers’ compensation fraud-related case.
A Travis County district court sentenced Douglas to one year of deferred adjudication and ordered him to pay a $300 fine.
Western Medical Evaluators, Douglas and his daughter, Barbara A. Douglas, were indicted in 2010 on charges that they overbilled Texas Mutual for the time taken to perform functional capacity evaluations.
Howard T. Douglas was sentenced in February and ordered to pay $98,411 in restitution to Texas Mutual, in addition to a $500 fine, court costs and other fees. Western Medical Evaluators was fined $1,000.
His daughter also was sentenced in February to 10 years’ probation and ordered her to pay $81,368 in restitution.
Source: Texas Mutual Insurance Co.