Retired Los Angeles officer accused of workers’ comp fraud

Authorities say a retired Los Angeles police officer has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding the city out of more than $200,000 in workers’ compensation. Investigators charge that he engaged in physical activities inconsistent with the injuries he said he sustained while on the job. U.S. News & World Report

Trolley operator allegedly hired attacker to injure him

A Boston trolley operator has pleaded not guilty to hiring someone to attack him while on the job so he could receive workers’ compensation. The defendant has been arraigned on charges of workers’ compensation fraud, misleading a police investigation, perjury for allegedly paying an associate to assault him in an effort to obtain fraudulent workers’ […]

Workers’ comp overhaul passes Kentucky Senate panel

Kentucky House Bill 2, which would limit workers’ compensation benefits to 15 years for workers with permanent-partial disabilities, is moving forward in the state legislature despite opposition from law enforcement and labor groups. Currently, workers with permanent-partial disabilities receive lifetime benefits. If passed, the bill would only apply to future workers’ compensation claims. WKMS (Murray, […]