Monthly Archives: January 2022

FORMER ORANGE COUNTY RESERVE SHERIFF CHARGED IN $17 MILLION WORKERS’ COMPENSATION FRAUD SCHEME

According to a report from The Mercury News, a former California sheriff’s reserves leader has been charged as part of an investigation into a $17 million workers’ compensation fraud case. If the allegations are proven true, the alleged workers’ compensation fraud represents the single largest ever reported in Orange County and the second largest reported […]

ANESTHESIOLOGIST BILLED WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURERS FOR UNNECESSARY DRUGS

On October 15, 2021, Dr. Amir Friedman was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for his role in a massive workers’ compensation fraud scheme. Mr. Friedman was the owner and operator of New Age Pharmaceuticals Inc., a medical practice based in Beverly Hills, California. Federal prosecutors cited Mr. Friedman, his company, and more than […]