Owner of San Jose landscaping company charged with workers’ comp fraud

The Santa Clara County district attorney has charged a 49-year-old man who once operated a landscaping business for alleged workers’ compensation fraud that reportedly came to light when an employee cut off part of his finger with a saw in 2015. Authorities determined that the employer had obtained workers’ compensation insurance under false pretenses in […]

Georgia agent accused of selling fake workers’ comp

Georgia workers’ compensation enforcement officials have arrested a 52-year-old former insurance agent on charges that she sold customers fake workers’ compensation insurance coverage and kept the premium. WJCL (Savannah, Ga.)

Former Ohio postal worker gets prison for workers’ comp fraud

A Massillon, Ohio woman has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for workers’ compensation fraud stemming from her former job as a postal worker. A U.S. Postal Service investigation revealed she had completed forms to continue her disability benefits under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act while incarcerated, but had falsely stated that she had […]

Small business: Facts and myths about workers’ comp

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has put together a list of common myths and misconceptions about workers’ compensation. For example, once an employee’s claim is paid, the issue is permanently resolved. True? Tire Review