Safety and OSHA News

Workers’ comp covers dog bite; can company recoup costs by suing canine owner?

A police officer was bitten by a dog and suffered injuries. His employer’s workers’ comp provided benefits. Can his employer recoup those costs by suing the dog’s owner?  [Read more…]

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Employee trips in employer’s parking lot: Workers’ comp for injury?

After parking his personal vehicle in his employer’s parking lot, an employee trips over a cement parking block. He tears a ligament and is out of work for a while. Can he get workers’ comp? [Read more…]

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Former police officer played baseball while on workers’ comp: He’s going to jail

A judge has sentenced a former police officer to jail after he pleaded guilty to workers’ comp fraud. Video showed him playing baseball. [Read more…]

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Officer who witnessed chimp attack can’t get workers’ comp

Remember the story from about a year ago in which a chimp tore off the face and hands of a woman? The police officer who shot and killed the raging animal was denied workers’ comp benefits. [Read more…]

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