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9th Circuit Rules Pain May Qualify Longshoreman for Total Disability Benefits

A longshoreman who suffers severe pain may qualify for benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act even if he is physically able to perform his job duties, a federal appellate court ruled. A panel of the 9th Circuit …

Ohio Man Convicted of Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man pleaded guilty of workers’ compensation fraud after investigators with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Special Investigations Department (SID) found he was working while he was receiving benefits following a workplace injury. Eric Mariol pleaded guilty …

Kentucky Man Repays Ohio City $14,000 for Working While Receiving Workers’ Comp

A Brooksville, Ky. man pleaded guilty to theft and has been sentenced in connection with working while receiving workers’ comp benefits from the city of Cincinnati. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) assisted Cincinnati, a self-insured employer, with its …

Ohio Truck Driver Ordered to Pay $60,000 for Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man was sentenced for working as a truck driver while receiving Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) funds for a prior workplace injury. Ricky Davis was ordered to repay more than $57,000 he improperly collected from the BWC. …

Ohio Photographer Ordered to Repay $26,000 in Workers’ Comp Benefits

An Ohio man was sentenced in Franklin County for operating a photography business from his home while receiving workers’ compensation benefits. Richard D. Ketcham was sentenced this week and must repay more than $26,000 he improperly collected from the Ohio …

Ohio Truck Driver Sentenced for Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man was sentenced in Franklin County for returning to work as a truck driver while receiving workers’ compensation benefits for a prior workplace injury. Christopher Galloway was sentenced last week and must repay close to $2,000 he improperly …

Ohio Woman Collecting Workers’ Comp Caught Working at Veterinary Hospital

An Ohio woman was sentenced last week for fraud after Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) investigators found she was working for a veterinary hospital and a local charity while receiving benefits for a workplace injury. BWC’s Special Investigations Department …

Ohio DJ Faces the Music for Workers’ Comp Fraud

An Ohio man was sentenced last week for workers’ comp fraud after the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) investigators caught him on video entertaining partygoers and bar patrons as a disc jockey. Randall Schornack pleaded guilty and must repay …