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January 2011 Archives

Failure to provide work comp insurance can result in trouble for California contractors

In workers' compensation defense news, the Contractors State License Board and the California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors are joining forces to remind both builders and general contractors about the need to confirm work comp coverage.

A Closer Look at Limiting Work Comp Costs - II

As an employer, you want to do everything you can to keep costs low and maximize productivity. However, serious work injuries to employees, while often inevitable, can greatly jeopardize these efforts, resulting in decreased production and even the incurrence of legal fees.

A Closer Look at Limiting Work Comp Costs - I

As an employer, you want to do everything you can to keep costs low and maximize productivity. However, serious work injuries to employees, while often inevitable, can greatly jeopardize these efforts, resulting in decreased production and even the incurrence of legal fees.

U.S. Senator Calling for Investigation of Federal Work Comp System

A United States Senator is calling upon a federal agency to launch a comprehensive investigation into whether the federal workers' compensation system is being illegally depleted by vast occurrences of employee fraud.

AIG Seeking to End Massive Work Comp Lawsuit Via $450 Million Settlement

In recent workers' compensation defense news, American International Group (AIG), subject of a massive federal class action lawsuit involving over 500 insurers, has recently sought to bring an end to this complex litigation by offering a settlement of $450 million to seven intervening class members.

Fresno Co. Employee Arrested for Workers' Comp Fraud, Grand Theft

When employees suffer serious or debilitating work-related injuries or illnesses, they can turn to workers' compensation insurance for much needed financial assistance. While the majority of employees make legitimate workers' compensation claims, others choose to engage in employee fraud, meaning they fabricate or exaggerate injuries and make fraudulent workers' compensation claims.

Good Samaritan California Contractors Facing Jail Time

San Mateo law enforcement officials, the California Department of Insurance and the Contractors State License Board have been zealous in their efforts to help prevent victims of the San Bruno disaster from being exploited, but they may have over-stepped their authority in the cases of two California men.

CA Case Explores Award of Additional Benefits to Injured Crane Worker

A recent workers' compensation case before the California Court of Appeals explored the issue of when an employee who suffered a serious work injury is entitled to additional compensation because of the "serious or willful misconduct" of executives or managing officers.

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