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Los Angeles County Sues Hospital Owner for False Surgical Implant Claims to County Workers’ Compensation Program

On July 18, 2014, the County of Los Angeles (“the County”) filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court again Michael D. Drobot, Sr., his son Michael R. Drobot, Jr. and their controlled entities, Pacific Hospital of Long...more

Bill Would Increase Fines, Prison Terms For Workers Compensation Offences In Manitoba

It’s not just courts that are increasing fines for safety offences. The Manitoba government has proposed substantial increases to fines under the Manitoba Workers Compensation Act....more

Legislative Update Report - No. 2014-02 - Jan 24, 2014

In This Article: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more

Court of Appeals Issues New Decisions

Attorney Steven Getman reports that New York State’s highest court has issued a number of decisions this week on civil and criminal law....more

Legal Alert: Denial of Workers' Comp Claim May Form the Basis of RICO Claim

The Sixth Circuit has held that a group of transportation workers have a property right in their entitlement to workers' compensation benefits under Michigan law, and that the denial of their workers' compensation claims may...more

Workers Comp Stakes Raised in NC

North Carolina law requires any business with three or more employees (including owners working in the business) to carry workers compensation insurance. Until recently, there wasn’t much penalty to employers who scoffed at...more

#GoneClio: Rosengren Kohlmeyer

Meet Jason Kohlmeyer, a founding partner of the Rosengren Kohlmeyer Law Office, based in the region hub of Mankato, Minnesota. Learn how he transitioned from a Minnesota-large law firm to his own small law practice, and how...more

White Collar Crime and Investigations Law Update - September 2011

In This Issue: Good Works Overcome OIG's Exclusion Presumption For Forest Labs' Ceo Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX)("Forest Labs") recently avoided a devastating sanction from the Health and Human Services...more

R v Hall; R v Vaughan-Evans; R v Kelly

Duty to Accommodate in Policing: A Comparative Look at the Decisions of Hall, Kelly, and Vaughan-Evans

Duty to Accommodate in Policing in Relation to Drug Use/Addition of Police Officers. A Comparative Look at the Decisions of Hall, Kelly, and Vaughan-Evans....more

Helfand Highlights

Helfand Highlights Newsletter from January 2011...more

Workers' Comp Insurers Want Texting Bans to Prevent Car Accidents

U.S. employers and workers' compensation insurers are increasingly worried about the cost of work-related car accidents. Distracted driving accounts for a growing number of those accidents, which can cost them big in terms of...more

Wal-Mart Faces Class Action for Workers' Compensation Conspiracy

A class that could include as many as 6,900 Wal-Mart employees in Colorado is suing the retailer and its insurers in federal court for conspiring to interfere with their workers' compensation-related medical treatment....more

Justice for Nepali victim killed in Boston.

The article deals with the killing of Surendra Dangol in Boston, killed by a gunman, while working in a store (owned by a chain)....more

Hiring a Private Investigator...what you need to know

Hiring a professional private investigator is not as easy as you might think, there are many things for you to know and take into consideration. This article outlines what to look for when you need a private investigator....more

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