Louisiana Appellate Court Agrees Claimant Committed Fraud, Forfeits All Future Benefits, Including Medicare Set Aside Annual Structured Funds

On December 23, 2014, the Louisiana Court of Appeal, 1st Circuit, published its opinion on Shropshire v. Anco Installation, finding that because claimant deliberately misrepresented the facts of his settlement negotiations for the purpose of obtaining additional benefits, all workers’ compensation benefits, including future settlement monies and Medicare set aside funds, are forfeited. Mr. Shropshire … Read moreLouisiana Appellate Court Agrees Claimant Committed Fraud, Forfeits All Future Benefits, Including Medicare Set Aside Annual Structured Funds

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