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California Psychologist And Doctor Charged With Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Evaluations

A California psychologist and doctor have been charged for allegedly submitting fraudulent insurance claims for workers’ compensation medical legal evaluations in an attempt to steal tens of thousands of dollars from multiple insurers. Psychologist Danita Stewart, 51, of Chatsworth, a …

Texas Nurse Sentenced on Workers’ Comp Fraud Charges

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. has reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Kaydra Moore of Cedar Hill, Texas. on workers’ compensation fraud charges. The court sentenced Moore to a Class A misdemeanor with one year deferred adjudication. She will …

Beverly Hills Doctor Sentenced to 10 Years in Workers’ Comp Scam

A Beverly Hills, Calif. doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a massive fraud scheme. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports Dr. Ronald Grusd was convicted in December of 39 charges, including conspiracy, honest …

California Workers’ Comp Division Suspends 3 Medical Providers for Fraud

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended three more medical providers from participating in the state’s workers’ comp system, bringing the total number of providers suspended to 245. The suspensions were made possible by the passage last year of …

California Division of Workers’ Comp Suspends 21 Medical Providers for Fraud

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended 21 more medical providers from participating in the state’s workers’ compensation system, bringing the total number of providers suspended this year to 115. The providers were suspended for fraud or other criminal …

California Division of Workers’ Comp Suspends 5 Medical Providers for Fraud

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended five more medical providers from participating in the state’s workers’ comp system, bringing the total number of suspended providers to 32. DWC Acting Administrative Director George Parisotto issued suspension orders against the following …

Former Postal Worker Sentenced in Texas for Federal Workers’ Comp Fraud

A U.S. district judge in Texas has sentenced a former postal employee to 21 months in federal prison for participating in a scheme to defraud the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Office of Worker’s Compensation Program (OWCP) U.S. Attorney John Parker …

California Division of Workers’ Comp Suspends Psychiatrist for Fraud

California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation has suspended Pasadena psychiatrist Jason Hui-Tek Yang from participating in the state’s workers’ comp system following his conviction in Riverside County Superior Court for his involvement in an insurance fraud conspiracy that referred patients for …

10 Lawyers, 6 Others Charged in Alleged California Insurance Fraud Scheme

Ten lawyers and six others were charged in a multi-million-dollar workers’ compensation fraud scheme that authorities say targeted Latinos in California. The charges were filed after a multi-year investigation into a scheme involving the illegal recruitment of more than 30,000 …

California Business Owner Nabbed in $32M Workers’ Comp Fraud Scheme

Detectives with the California Department of Insurance arrested Gina Marie Gregori, 55, of Lafayette, for allegedly underreporting payroll and duping insurers out of $32 million. Gregori was charged with 19 felony counts and is being held on $5.2 millino bail …