- Comp insurer loses in blaming competitors for hurt business
A Montana workers compensation insurer can’t sue its competitors for unfair trade practices after it claimed other insurers spread “falsehoods” about the company to potential workers comp insurance buyers.
- Martial arts fighting fireman charged with stealing disability pension
A former New Jersey firefighter has been charged with fraudulently collecting more than $82,000 through a disability pension while teaching jiujitsu and participating in a mixed martial arts competition, the state Attorney General’s Office said.
- Exotic dancer shot by stray bullet eligible for workers comp
A South Carolina woman who was shot while working as an exotic dancer is an employee, not an independent contractor, and is therefore entitled to workers compensation, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
- McDonald's worker safety complaints challenge franchise protections
Health and safety complaints lodged against McDonald’s Corp.-owned and franchised restaurants are the latest challenges to the longstanding business model employed by restaurant chains, experts say.