The estimated losses in the workers’ compensation fraud case of Sam Sarkis Solakyan have increased from $14.1M to $27.9M. According to prosecutors, insurers paid over $30M Solakyan’s various radiology entities, and 93% of the MRIs completed by Vital Imaging were referred to by Medex physicians.
The Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation announced on Tuesday, Jan. 11, that all in-person hearings will be paused through the end of the month, when the situation will be re-evaluated.
The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) has issued a notice that it will file new emergency regulations to allow Qualified Medical Evaluators (QMEs) and Agreed Medical Evaluators (AMEs) to conduct evaluations and visits via telehealth when an in-person examination is not necessary and additional conditions are met.
SRTK is proud to celebrate our 43rd anniversary of being California’s leading workers’ compensation defense firm. Thank you to our clients and team members for your continued partnership! You continue to show that we are stronger together!
Always furnish ALL benefit printouts and benefit notices to your attorney for ALL claim files as this will hopefully ensure an accurate accounting of payments and credits within the settlement documents.