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Falsified Medical Certificates Threaten 6,600 Trucker Driver Licenses

Medical certificates given to truckers nationwide by a chiropractor operating out of an Atlanta, Ga., truck stop will soon be revoked, federal authorities said. Prosecutors say Anthony Lefteris was authorized to perform the exams, which are meant to ensure that …

Ohio Chiropractor Pleads Guilty to Work Comp Fraud; Must Repay $300K

A Nelsonville (Athens County) chiropractor has been ordered to pay more than $300,000 in restitution to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Michael L. Brown pleaded guilty Aug. 22 in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas to one count of …

Allstate Files $1.1M Insurance Fraud Case in New York

Allstate Insurance is seeking to recover more than $1.1 million from sixteen New York-area defendants in its ninth insurance fraud lawsuit of 2011. The complaint, filed in Federal District Court, on December 30, 2011, as a Declaratory Judgment/Recovery action, alleges …

Connecticut Chiropractor Pleads Guilty in Insurance Scam

A chiropractor has pleaded guilty to bilking insurance companies to treat car accident victims whose injuries were exaggerated. Connecticut Hearst Newspapers and The Hartford Courant report that Marc Kirshner pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Bridgeport to conspiring to …

Mass. Court Orders Chiropractor to pay $859,000 to Encompass

A Suffolk Superior Court judge ordered Jason Corbett and his chiropractic clinics (including Franklin Field, Hyde Park and Union Street Chiropractic) to pay Encompass more than $859,000 dollars in damages. Corbett initially sued Encompass and several other insurers, claiming he …

Chiropractors Push to Reverse New York’s Workers’ Comp Guidelines

New York chiropractors don’t like the new medical treatment guidelines adopted last December by the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board. These changes focus on the treatment for the mid- and low-back, neck, shoulder and knees. The state’s main chiropractic …

Illinois Chiropractor Ordered to Pay $1.9 Million in Restitution

A southwestern Illinois chiropractor already sentenced to federal prison for health-care fraud and money laundering has been ordered to pay nearly $1.9 million in restitution. Forty-one-year-old John Hardimon of Shiloh pleaded guilty last October in federal court in East St. …

Maryland Lawyer Pleads Guilty in Scam with Chiropractor

An injury attorney from Maryland pleaded guilty Wednesday to an insurance-fraud conspiracy in which he teamed up with a Virginia chiropractor to submit bogus claims. Amir Ryan Lahuti, 45, of Bethesda faces up to 20 years in prison when he …