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Report: Texas Work Comp Insurers See More than 44K COVID-19 Claims by Mid-February

Apr 1 2021 // An updated report on workers’ compensation claims in Texas related to COVID-19 shows that as of Feb, 14, 2021, insurance carriers reported more than 44,000 COVID-19 claims and 200 fatalities to the state’s...

What The Telecommuting Trend Could Mean for Florida Workers’ Comp Claims

Apr 1 2021 // As companies continue to adapt to COVID-19, it is evident that one of the long-lasting effects of the novel coronavirus will be the increased number of permanent work from home accommodations. According to a recent Gallup...

Final Defendants Sentenced in Massive Texas Work Comp/Healthcare Fraud Case

Mar 31 2021 // The remaining defendants in a North Texas medical center healthcare and workers’ compensation fraud scheme have been sentenced, the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation reported It’s the final chapter...

Texas Attorneys Face Organized Crime, Workers’ Comp Fraud Charges

Mar 30 2021 // Three attorneys and two law firms in Texas have been indicted on organized crime and other charges in relation to alleged workers’ compensation fraud. The indictments stem from Texas Division of Workers’...

OSHA Sues Texas Hotel Operator for Whistleblower Law, Other Violations

Mar 29 2021 // Federal officials have sued the operator of a hotel in Waller, Texas, after it fired an employee who sought medical help after being exposed to carbon monoxide and reported the incident. According to U.S. Department of...

Former New York Postal Worker Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

Mar 26 2021 // A former postal employee has been sentenced to serve three years on probation for workers’ compensation fraud. Christine O’Neill, 61, of Johnson City, New York, was sentenced by Senior United States District...

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