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Workers' Compensation News - February 1, 2004 Volume 2 Issue 5

Jon 11834

WORKER AWARDED $12 MILLION - WC BAD FAITH. Court awards $12 million in workers' compensation case. A former nursing home worker has been awarded more than $12 million in a judgment against three insurance companies that denied her workers' compensation claim. The Rapid City jury returned its verdict - $60,000 in compensatory damages and $12 million in punitive damages - last week after a a four-day trial in federal court.''An insurance adjuster is supposed to be like a judge, fair and impartial. ... If you bribe a judge, you get thrown in jail. But they bribe these claims adjusters with bounties that are tied directly to their performance in paying claims.'' 

Workers' Compensation News - February 1, 2004 Volume 2 Issue 5

Jon 11838

WORKER AWARDED $12 MILLION - WC BAD FAITH. Court awards $12 million in workers' compensation case. A former nursing home worker has been awarded more than $12 million in a judgment against three insurance companies that denied her workers' compensation claim. The Rapid City jury returned its verdict - $60,000 in compensatory damages and $12 million in punitive damages - last week after a a four-day trial in federal court.''An insurance adjuster is supposed to be like a judge, fair and impartial. ... If you bribe a judge, you get thrown in jail. But they bribe these claims adjusters with bounties that are tied directly to their performance in paying claims.'' 

Workers’ Compensation News - November 19, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 33

Jon 10210

CALIFORNIA - THE DISMATLING OF THE SYSTEM
Schwarzenegger convenes special session on workers’ comp
Displaying his priorities as the new governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger convened a special session of the state Legislature starting on Tuesday to address the high costs of workers’ compensation insurance. 
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Workers’ Compensation News - November 19, 2003 Volume 1 Issue 33

Jon 10203

CALIFORNIA - THE DISMATLING OF THE SYSTEM
Schwarzenegger convenes special session on workers’ comp
Displaying his priorities as the new governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger convened a special session of the state Legislature starting on Tuesday to address the high costs of workers’ compensation insurance. 
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