Crow Wing County MN Exceeds Expenditure on Workers Compensation Claims

According to the Brainerd Dispatch, the Crow Wing County board has incurred higher than expected losses related to workers’ compensation claims. Risk management expert Bob Goede, a consultant to Crown Wing County said that the county was spending…

Surviving Spouses Entitled to Death Benefits Rules Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge

A state Court of Appeals in Kentucky recently ruled that a man’s workers compensation claim that is settled prior to his death does not prevent his wife from claiming death benefits. According to a report in Business Insurance, Stephen Baytos…

Skydiving Santa Clara Concrete Cutter Brought Down to Earth; Charged with Felony Workers’ Comp Fraud

A Santa Clara concrete cutter, Donald Ray Simmons Jr., has been charged with felony workers’ compensation fraud after cheating Arch Insurance Company. According to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office and as reported in the San…