Workers’ Compensation Board Abuse Investigation Unit v. Eric Ring d/b/a Lincoln Shuttle

Summary:

Fine for failure to obtain workers’ compensation insurance upheld. Under Sec. 102(13) there was competent evidence for the hearing officer to find that drivers hired by a shuttle and courier service were employees and not independent contractors, as they did not own or lease their vehicles, did not maintain the vehicles, and did not incur operating expenses.

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