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Stories with subject: Occupational injuries and disabilities
  • Veteran files lawsuit against University of Portland 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 12:52 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - A retired Army officer who worked in the ROTC office at the University of Portland has filed a lawsuit claiming his co-workers discriminated against him because of disabilities he suffered in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • 5 charged in $580M Southern California kickback scheme 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:25 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Five people, including a former hospital executive and two surgeons, are charged with a massive kickback scheme that resulted in billing $580 million to the government and insurance companies, authorities announced Tuesday.

  • Audit says Workers' Comp Commission not tracking payments 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 1:52 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - A state audit of the Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Commission indicates the agency has not been tracking some mandatory assessments.

  • Correction: Nuclear Plant-Industrial Accident story 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 1:54 pm

    RUSSELLVILLE, Arkansas - In a story Nov. 17 about a dispute over who employed a worker who was killed at a nuclear power plant, The Associated Press erroneously reported the worker's last name. He was Wade Walters, not Wade Walker.