California: Labor contractor goes to jail for 9 months for cheating insurance company

A Corcoran, California labor contractor who cheated a workers’ compensation insurer out of millions of dollars in premiums has been sentenced to nine months in jail, according to the California Department of Insurance. Michael Harold Kreger, 63, of Visalia, owner of Michael Kreger Contracting based in Corcoran, was also ordered to repay the insurance company […]

New Jersey man admits recycling firm’s $600K fraud, says AG

A Toms River, New Jersey man who is the head of an Ocean County recycling company has admitted to bilking nearly $600,000 from an insurance carrier by providing false information to get lower insurance premiums, the state attorney general’s office announced Tuesday. Toms River Patch

New York: Albany plans savings by hiring workers’ comp administrator

The city of Albany, New York announced Saturday that it expects to save $250,000 in 2017 by hiring Triad Group, LLC, a new third-party administrator to oversee the city’s workers’ compensation claims. The hiring of the Troy-based claims management firm, which will act as a liaison between the city and injured workers, is expected to […]

Workers compensation law; a sad story

In a case addressed by the Missouri Court of Appeals last month, the surviving loved ones of Kasi Flowers alleged that a former boyfriend, after having beaten her up the previous evening, came to the Dollar General Store in the small Southeast Missouri town where Kasi worked and chased her into the manager’s office, where […]