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Simi Valley contractor sentenced for workers comp fraud

By   /  Thursday, March 4th, 2021  /  Latest news, Law  /  Comments Off on Simi Valley contractor sentenced for workers comp fraud

A general contractor in Simi Valley was sentenced March 3 for workers compensation fraud, Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko’s office announced. David Burgmeier, who owned and operated Burgmeier Construction Company in Simi Valley, pleaded guilty in December to multiple counts of insurance and unemployment fraud. From March 2008 through March 2016, Burgmeier underreported the Read More →

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Workers’ comp costs endanger small businesses

By   /  Friday, December 4th, 2015  /  Latest news, Law, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Workers’ comp costs endanger small businesses

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Editorial: Soaring worker’s comp costs threaten California

By   /  Friday, July 27th, 2012  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Soaring worker’s comp costs threaten California

Increased costs are once again choking the California worker’s compensation system. That’s the conclusion reached by the Worker’s Compensation Action Network, a broadly based coalition of business and government groups fighting to keep employers from seeing their costs spiral out of control. The coalition includes the California Chamber, National Federation of Independent Business and a Read More →

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In a crunch, State Fund targets small businesses

By   /  Friday, February 24th, 2012  /  Banking & Finance, Small Business, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on In a crunch, State Fund targets small businesses

The State Compensation Insurance Fund, a government-sponsored insurer of last resort that’s hurting for business, has taken its hunt for cash into the courts, suing mom-and-pop contractors and billion-dollar companies alike in the Tri-Counties. The suits appear to be part of a crackdown on collections as the fund prepares to lay off thousands of workers Read More →

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State fund files RICO claim against Select Staffing

By   /  Friday, November 18th, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  3 Comments

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated and corrected at 1:45 p.m. on Nov. 21. Scroll to the bottom for the correction.] The State Compensation Insurance Fund and the region’s biggest private company are taking off the gloves in a fight over a $50 million fraud judgment. At issue is whether an $80 million dividend paid Read More →

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Get ready for rising workers comp rates

By   /  Friday, September 23rd, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Get ready for rising workers comp rates

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Editorial: Workers compensation warning bells go off

By   /  Friday, September 2nd, 2011  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Workers compensation warning bells go off

Worker’s compensation rates are starting to creep higher and so are claims.

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