Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features news of a streak of arrests for Workers’ Compensation fraud coming out of New York State. Charges range from workers’ comp fraud to grand larceny and offering a false instrument for filing. Find out more (including who got busted!) by clicking here.
Also in the news today is AIA’s endorsement of the reintroduction of the Longshore and Harbor Workers Act Amendment of 2011. “The Longshore Act is archaic and needs to be brought into the 21st century,” said Bruce Wood, associate general counsel and director of Workers’ Compensation for AIA. Find out more by clicking here.
Finally, Michigan’s Workers’ Compensation Agency has released the 2010 edition of their annual report, for a bit of weekend leisure reading! Find out more (incuding a link to the full report!) by clicking here.