Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ohio workers’ comp council settles for $70k in religion in workplace case

In the case of three workers fired from Ohio’s Workers’ Compensation Council, council Director Virginia McInerney has been nothing but consistent: consistently tight lipped. When last we discussed the case (third item here), McInerney had simply denied all allegations of … Continue reading

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Among several concerns in review, North Dakota’s aggravated-injury provision draws particular attention

Whew–the workers comp picture in North Dakota resembles a bowl of spaghetti. The issues sort of splay all over the place, with some overlapping others, then disappearing into the pile and re-emerging on the other side. Unusual provision An Aug. … Continue reading

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Workers comp cases reveal fraud, effects of unintended consequences

We think it’s always instructive to follow workers’ comp fraud, regardless of whether it’s providers, carriers or claimants trying to pull a fast one. In our first case for this edition, the person who got busted did not pull a … Continue reading

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