More Washington State Workers’ Compensation Fraud

A Washington taxi driver was recently sentenced to 20 days in jail and ordered to repay $14,000 to the Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) for fraud. The driver filed for workers compensation benefits after an injury, and signed multiple documents from 2008 to 2012 in which he stated that he was not employed… Continue reading More Washington State Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Workers’ Compensation for off Premises Injury, Again

On October 17, 2012, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued another decision addressing compensation for an employee injury that occurred while the employee was on break.  This time, the employee hurt her knee in the parking lot when walking from a designated smoking area (on public property) back to work.  The employer’s claims representative denied… Continue reading Workers’ Compensation for off Premises Injury, Again