There’s an insurance industry radio ad campaign currently running, containing the following warning: Don’t commit Workers’ Comp insurance fraud or you’ll end up in jail and you will shame your family. It’s clearly aimed at injured workers. I get...
Workers’ Comp in New York State is constantly changing. Recently, I was asked by union officials to give a second legal opinion about a situation where a union member (not my client) had been accused of Workers’ Comp (WC) fraud....
District Attorney, New York County For Immediate Release March 25, 2014 DA VANCE: GRAND JURY RECOMMENDS SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO PREVENT WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE FRAUD Empanelled at Request of Manhattan DA’s Office, Grand Jury Finds Evidence of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Premium Fraud Costing...
Workers’ Comp Myths: Let Me Explode a Few Everyone knows what Workers’ Comp is, but unless you deal with it every day, you only know what you’ve read in the media or heard from others in casual talk. Here are...
In my previous blog about what people think about when they hear the words "Workers’ Compensation," (fraud is part of the thought process of many,) I mentioned attorney Leonard Jernigan’s "Top 10 Fraud cases." (They are employer fraud cases.)Well...
When one brings up the topic of wrongdoing in a Workers’ Comp setting, many (especially here in Long Island) will first think about the infamous Long Island railroad case where many LIRR retirees filed claims for disability that were...