Burglar adds workers’ comp fraud to rap sheet

A Cincinnati man serving time in an Indiana prison for burglary got a short break from prison March 9, but only to plead guilty to workers’ compensation fraud in an Ohio courtroom. John Dillard Lewis, 47, pleaded guilty to the fifth-degree felony in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, where a judge sentenced him … Continue reading Burglar adds workers’ comp fraud to rap sheet

What a difference a Board makes

“Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.” -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” -- Duke Ellington Whether you state it eloquently … Continue reading What a difference a Board makes

Blogger panel inspires discussion on weighty workers’ comp issues

Kendra DePaul, Special Assistant to the BWC Administrator It only makes sense that BWC’s blog would feature a post about the National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference’s annual bloggers’ panel. Every year, this is a favorite event of the week, where the best-known bloggers in workers’ compensation share their perspectives and reflections on the future … Continue reading Blogger panel inspires discussion on weighty workers’ comp issues

I am the subject matter expert

Reporting from the National Workers’ Compensation & Disability Conference: Encouraging, empowering and inspiring! By Kendra DePaul, Special Assistant to the BWC Administrator On Tuesday, over 500 women, and a few men, gathered in Las Vegas for the 2nd Annual Women in Workers' Compensation event. The mission of the Women in Workers’ Compensation organization is to encourage, … Continue reading I am the subject matter expert