Former New Mexico judge arraigned, released

A judge continued standard conditions of release when former Corrales, New Mexico Municipal Judge Luis Quintana appeared Friday for arraignment on two counts of embezzlement of clients he represented as an attorney on workers’ compensation claims. Albuquerque Journal

Line cook accuses Olive Garden of negligence, discrimination

A West Virginia man says he was fired after filing a workers’ compensation claim for work-related injuries. According to the complaint, during the plaintiff’s employment with Olive Garden as a line cook, he and others complained about a cracked, slippery floor in the restaurant’s kitchen. The suit says no corrective action was taken, and that […]

Louisiana: Workers’ compensation coverage subject of court battle

A workers’ compensation insurer is seeking declaratory relief alleging it is not liable for a case. Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corp. (LWCC) filed a declaratory suit on March 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana against American Interstate Insurance Co., claiming it has no obligation to cover a workers’ compensation claim. […]