Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nursing Her Way to Jail

Nurses are often underappreciated, with society forgetting the training, long hours and stressful situations that come with the territory of the job. In a profession that requires physical, mental and emotional strength, there is no room for error. According to a WorkersCompensation.com article, one...

The Black Market of Food Stamps

You've heard of drug dealers and arms dealers, but what about food stamp dealers? It's hard to imagine that shady exchange in the alley being over something as innocuous as an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, but that's not far from the truth in...

True Accusations

It is frustrating to be accused of something you didn't do. But, it's another thing if the deed was actually committed. An article published on WDTN.com covers the case of an Ohio man, who was accused of deceiving the government by collecting workers' compensation...

Taking the Government for a Ride

Workers' compensation is a wonderful benefit for workers who are injured or become ill because of their job. If qualified to get the government benefits, workers receive weekly compensation and medical care paid for by the employer's insurance carrier as directed by the state's...

Blinded by Fraud

Today’s “Fraud of the Day” is based on an article entitled, “‘Blind’ man who drives, directs traffic, guilty of theft from workers’ comp agency’,” published by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. A Toledo-area man who claimed he was too visually impaired to work must pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation nearly $15,000 in restitution after investigators found him driving, parking cars and directing traffic at a parking facility he owns in downtown Toledo.

Better to Be Safe than Sorry

A workers' compensation policy is one of the most important policies a business must maintain. Because accidents are inevitable despite the enforcement of safety procedures, it is important for employers to maintain a workers' compensation policy so employees are protected if injured while on-the-job....

Double Identities

When it comes to applying for and receiving government benefits, our identities play a pretty important role. On paper and online our Social Security numbers (SSN), our birthday, our name and our address define who we are and, frankly, where the agency should send...

A Few Bad Apples

Most state employees are honest, hard-working people who go to work every day with the intention of doing their jobs to the best of their ability in service to the state and its taxpayers. And then...there are a few bad apples? those who misuse...

Handi-capped or Handy-can?

Despite what many people may want to believe, stealing from the government is not a sustainable way to make end's meet. NBC 4 in Ohio has the story of a handyman caught doing handy-work while collecting temporary total disability benefits from the state's Bureau...

It Hits the Employees at the End of the Day

When an employee signs a contract to commence work for an employer, there is usually a sense of trust that is instilled between both parties. The employer expects the employee to act in the best interest of the company, show loyalty to the company...
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