Month: October 2015

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  • October
    23 2015

    Transit Line Could Face $300K Workplace Injury Insurance Fraud Fine

    A California-based government-owned transit agency could face $300,000 in fines for its attempts to cover up a workplace injury insurance claim. Mahmoud “Mark” Alzayat filed a workplace injury insurance lawsuit against SunLine Transit Agency. Mr. Alzayat alleged that a SunLife supervisor forced him to carry a heavy bag of cement, despite the supervisor knowing that […]

  • October
    16 2015

    Veteran Stuntman Claims Age Discrimination in Worker Injury Lawsuit

    A Hollywood stuntman claims in his worker injury lawsuit that age discrimination and a malicious tackle on a film set ended his 35-year career. B.J. Davis was 60 years old when he signed on as a stunt performer for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” in 2013. Mr. Davis claims that the film’s stunt coordinator, James Armstrong, […]

  • October
    09 2015

    Case Farms Fined $1.2M For Worker Injury Cases

    Officials with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined Case Farms more than $1.2 million in the last two months for the company’s role in several worker injury cases. The North Carolina-based agricultural giant processes more than 2.8 million chickens every week and operates seven facilities in North Carolina and Ohio. The worker injury […]

  • October
    02 2015

    Oklahoma Workers Compensation Claim Against Dillard’s Goes To Commission

    A complaint against the retail giant Dillard’s will go to the commission that oversees Oklahoma workers compensation claims, despite the fact that the company does not participate in the state’s workers compensation insurance program. A U.S. District Court judge in Oklahoma City ruled that the Oklahoma Worker’s Compensation Commission should hear the complaint of a […]