Flash: Rate Cut in 2019

The members of the Rating Bureau’s governing committee just approved an eighth straight filing for a workers’ comp rate cut. How much is it? Get the details by clicking here. Workers’ Comp Executive

Ohio pain doc to reimburse BWC $33K in fraud case

A 71-year-old Akron pain specialist has agreed to reimburse the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation more than $33,000 and stop seeing injured workers in the BWC system after pleading guilty to workers’ compensation fraud. Investigators determined the physician provided inadequate care and falsified records so he could bill the agency for services not rendered. Akron […]

Florida: 30 unlicensed contractors nabbed

Pinellas County, Florida law enforcement conducted a three-day sting in St. Petersburg targeted at unlicensed contractors. The sweeps started after a Tampa Bay Times investigation that exposed how the Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board failed to protect residents from unlicensed contractors. Tampa Bay Times