Although a 49-year-old New York state man was convicted last year and sentenced in February, his story aired Friday night on ABC's Nightline. Disability fraud is a major problem in the United States.
John Pike, the police officer at the University of California-Davis who was fired after he shot pepper spray into the faces of seated student activists — now wants worker's compensation for the "psychiatric injury" he suffered from the 2011 incident.
I remember AIG, too well in fact. I worked with their workers compensation division. I wasn't an employee but a counselor whose fees were paid by the wonders of insurance. What I found was disturbing enough to believe what we've learned about bonuses.
Heroes are few and far between. Nigel Haskett is one of those unsung heroes who intervened when a man at the McDonald's he was working at started beating a woman inside the restaurant. In that process Haskett ended up fighting for his own life.
An injured illegal immigrant was allowed to return to Rhode Island through a humanitarian visa issued by the government to pursue a workers' compensation suit. The suit stems from an accident in 2006 where he sustained injuries from a chainsaw.