By Dave Costantino, BWC Loss Prevention Supervisor It’s hard to believe our NE Ohio Safety Expo is celebrating its 12th anniversary this year. It seems like just yesterday we were planning the first one! With 40 sessions covering a wide variety of workplace safety topics and with an exciting lineup of exhibitors, this year’s event … Continue reading We’ll see you at the NE Ohio Safety Expo!
Five Ohio workers and one business owner were convicted in May on workers’ compensation fraud and related charges. The six convictions raise BWC’s total convictions for the 2019 calendar year to 38. “When people cheat the BWC system, they are cheating the employers and hard-working Ohioans across this state who play by the rules,” said … Continue reading BWC secures six convictions in May
Owes BWC more than $29,000 after fraud conviction A northeastern Ohio woman pleaded guilty May 9 to workers’ compensation fraud after investigators with the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) found her collecting her father’s benefits for more than two years after he died. Deborah Rosenlieb of Cuyahoga Falls pleaded guilty to the fourth-degree felony … Continue reading Ohio woman keeps BWC benefits alive after father dies
Lebanon man owes BWC more than $45,000 in restitution A Lebanon man owes the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) more than $45,000 after pleading guilty April 22 to workers’ compensation fraud. Michael Dwayne Myers, 49, pleaded guilty to the fifth-degree felony in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas after BWC found him working … Continue reading Southwest Ohio man guilty of workers’ comp fraud