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What You Can Do to Prevent Errors in Your Workers’ Comp Claim

The workers’ compensation application process is rife with pitfalls. In fact, an injured or ill worker would not be wrong to suspect that many of the obstacles he or she encounters exist specifically to derail applications and provide grounds for … Continue reading

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California Physician Charged in Self-Referral Case With Felony Insurance Fraud and Perjury for Allegedly Referring Workers Comp Patients to a Laboratory and Surgery Center In Which He Allegedly Had Ownership Interest

Referring patients to other business entities that a physician has an ownership interest in can be a violation of the law depending on the type of patient (Medicare, workers' compensation) and it is important to ensure that the rules are … Continue reading

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Can My Employer Fire Me If I File a Workers Comp Claim?

Many workers injured on the job have a fear that their employer will fire them or punish them in some way if they file a workers’ compensation claim. Getting injured on the job is a stressful enough situation, as you … Continue reading

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California Radiologist Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Custody for Alleged Workers’ Comp Fraud

Federal prosecutors are much more likely to prosecute health care fraud involving private insurance companies than they were years ago. A recent case involved workers' compensation insurance and no Medicare or Medicaid or Medi-Cal. This case also shows the perils … Continue reading

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Workers Comp and Medical Marijuana

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has held that an employer cannot be required to reimburse for an injured employee's use of medical marijuana Through its enactment of the MMUMA, the Maine Legislature has exempted qualifying patients and other specified individuals… … Continue reading

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