Maine workers’ compensation News

Maine’s Highest Court Upholds Workers’ Comp Fraud Conviction

Maine’s highest court is upholding the conviction of a northern Maine man convicted of collecting more than $50,000 in workers’ compensation benefits while operating an engine repair business. An Aroostook County jury convicted 63-year-old Stephen Tucker Sr. of theft in …

Maine Workers’ Comp Loss Cost Increases

The National Council on Compensation Insurance’s (NCCI) filing for the overall average workers’ compensation loss cost level change of +2.6 percent in Maine took effect on a new and renewal basis as of April 1. Based upon its review of …

Workers’ Comp Upheld for Maine Man Who Died on Treadmill

Maine’s highest court on Jan. 22 upheld workers’ compensation benefits for the widow of a Salvation Army portfolio manager who died from a heart attack on a treadmill while monitoring the financial markets on TV and internal email on his …

Maine Approves 7.7% Decrease in Workers’ Comp Loss Costs

Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage and Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa announced Thursday that the Bureau of Insurance has approved the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc.’s (NCCI) 2014 loss cost for Maine, filed earlier this month, which proposed a premium …