Roseville man skimmed millions from Indian tribe’s insurance company

Roseville businessman Gregory J. Chmielewski had what seemed like a brilliant idea: Create an alternative low-cost version of workers’ compensation insurance, at a time when the price for traditional coverage was soaring out of sight in California. It was a failure, and a fraud. Chmielewski’s guilty plea came nearly a decade after his scheme unraveled […]

Former guard shot at sex club guilty of fraud, judge rules

A former corrections officer and his wife were convicted Tuesday of committing workers’ compensation fraud over a $4 million claim he filed after he was shot outside a sex club in 2008. John Alfonzo Smiley and Cynthia Ann Biasi were each found guilty of four fraud-related counts, including concealing events that affect insurance benefits by […]

What you need to know about OWCP federal workers’ compensation

Federal workers’ compensation is entirely different from state’s workers’ compensation, and there are few attorneys who have specialized experience in the field. Finding legal representation for a federal worker compensation claim can be troublesome at best. In case you ever find yourself in a predicament regarding federal workers’ compensation, here is a general overview of […]

Psychological workers comp claims to rise in Australia

Australian companies need to be prepared for more workers compensation cases for psychological injury after a police administrator won compensation for a minor workplace disagreement, an employment lawyer warns. Financial Review

Ohio chiropractor sentenced to year in prison for fraud

A Blacklick, Ohio chiropractor was sentenced to a year in prison and must pay $500,000 in restitution for fraudulently overbilling insurance companies and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Jeffrey R. Shope, 45, was a licensed chiropractor and owner of True Health Chiropractic in Westerville when he was overpaid $696,000 by billing for equipment and […]