Employers Face RICO Claims For Workers Comp Denials

Forget gambling, drug trafficking and prostitution.

The latest organized "crime," according to the 6th Circuit, is conspiring to defraud injured employees of their workers compensation benefits.

'Wide-Open' Discovery

Lasser turned to RICO for a remedy because the WDCA gives no relief for fraud. He says he plans to launch similar suits against other companies, including possible class actions.

Cristin Schmitz

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