March 21, 2017

WorkCompRecap: Ringing Out!

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap closes out 2011 with some fraud fighters, and People on the Move! It’s been a great year of interesting shows and conferences, exciting reforms seen in multiple states, more research and reports than you can shake a stick at, and of course, tons of excellent articles in our Leaders Speak section. It seems…[Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/30/11

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers, and is served as a tasty side-dish to WorkCompWire News. Preventing Workers’ Comp Fraud Texas Mutual Blog [Rapper] JAY-Z Sued for Risky Business TMZ.com Stephen Buehrer: The ‘little things’ add up for workers’ compensation Chillicothe Gazette –… [Continue Reading]

San Bernadino DA Partners with CSLB to Combat Work Comp Fraud

San Bernadino DA

SAN BERNARDINO, California – The San Bernardino County DA’s Office Workers’ Compensation Fraud Prosecution Unit has partnered with the California Contractors State License Board’s (CSLB) Statewide Investigative Fraud Team (SWIFT) to assure those engaged in home improvement and construction activity have the proper workers… [Continue Reading]

NC Industrial Commission to Make Electronic Document Filing Mandatory

North Carolina State Seal

North Carolina – On October 31, 2011, the Industrial Commission implemented an Electronic Document and Fee Portal [EDFP] which allows users to simultaneously upload and electronically pay for the submission of Compromise Settlement Agreements and Forms 21, 24, 26 and 26A. This filing process will become MANDATORY in… [Continue Reading]

SeaBright Holdings Elects New Director

SeaBright Holdings

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SeaBright Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBX) announced today that it has expanded its Board of Directors and appointed Clifford Press to fill the resulting vacancy effective as of December 23, 2011. Mr. Press is a managing member of Oliver Press Partners, LLC, a New York based… [Continue Reading]

MD WCC Welcomes New Commissioner

Maryland State Seal

Maryland – The Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission recently announced the appointment of Delia Turano Schadt. A native of Cumberland, Maryland, she graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science in 1989. She began her legal career practicing workers’ compensation… [Continue Reading]

WorkCompRecap: Everything must go…

Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features some interesting news coming out of Florida, as Southern Eagle Insurance Company (SEIC), which was placed in receivership earlier this month, was recently ordered liquidated by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, ceasing the receivership after only 10 days. Existing… [Continue Reading]

CompLines: 12/29/11

CompLines is a daily set of pertinent links that we believe will be of interest to our readers, and is served as a tasty side-dish to WorkCompWire News. Workers Compensation fraud costs $5 billion Scranton Times-Tribune 100 Years of No Workers’ Comp Salem News Workers comp fund helps out state volunteer fire departments Charleston Daily… [Continue Reading]

Florida Workers’ Comp Insurer Ordered Into Liquidation

Florida CFO

Florida – Earlier this month, Southern Eagle Insurance Company (“SEIC”), already in receivership, was ordered liquidated by the Second Judicial Circuit Court in Leon County, Florida. The Florida Department of Financial Services is the court appointed Receiver of SEIC. The company was previously ordered… [Continue Reading]

Ohio Fraudsters Get Sentences Worth over $200k

Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation

COLUMBUS – Two Geauga County men have been sentenced after they were convicted of fraud for working while collecting workers’ compensation benefits. Kenneth McElroy was self-employed performing equipment repair and snow plowing services and owes $80,000 to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation… [Continue Reading]

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