RICO Claims Reinstated In Workers' Comp Case

Law360 (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reinstated claims asserted by six men who accuse trucking outfit Cassens Transport Co. of being part of a scheme to fraudulently deny them workers' compensation benefits, just months after the U.S. Supreme Court vacated the appeals court's decision to affirm the suit's dismissal.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down a 13-page opinion on Thursday, reversing a lower court's decision to dismiss the plaintiffs claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. However, the Sixth Circuit...
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