Remember Remember the 5th of September – LABOR DAY and ProPublica is Hiring an Engagement Reporter


Adding to the Workers’ Compensation National Discussion, shall we?

Labor Day: What it Means

“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.”


ProPublica Partners With Beacon to Promote Workers’ Comp Reporting

“ProPublica is Hiring an Engagement Reporter”

“Assignment: Give us a few thoughts on how you would have gone about re-imagining and executing a project we did last year about the demolition of worker’s comp protections around the country.  Again, how could we have connected to the people actually impacted by the story, and how could they have contributed to the project?”

“Here’s that [AWARD WINNING AND INDUSTRY SHAKING] investigation:

The demolition of worker’s comp protections

APPLY? via @propublica

“We are hiring an engagement reporter to work on investigative projects in collaboration with traditional reporters throughout the full life-cycle of projects. That means you’ll be involved from the very beginning of story conception to think about what communities and audiences we need to reach and how we reach them, all the way through to story publication and beyond. You’ll help find and reach an audience for the story, and most importantly you’ll be responsible for conceiving and executing a plan to pull our readers into the reporting of the story itself….”

“…So what exactly are we talking about? Take a look at a project we’ve been doing about Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange. [*] Unlike traditional investigations, we didn’t start with a story. We announced that we were doing an investigation with a callout to the community. We asked vets to tell us their stories, and we’ve now heard from more than 5,800 of them. This community has fueled our reporting, and it’s already getting results.”

“We also plan to do more projects where we work openly with and help foster communities of journalists.”

APPLY by the 5th of September!  READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE:  

[*] Speaking of Veterans and Agent Orange, might be wise for ProPublica to include this information, too.

Nichols on the Jeff Rense Show – GI’s Brains |  

GI’s Brains Fried by Military Dispensed Nose Candy | 



Encore time for #WorkersCompensation continued investigations of further INSULTS TO INJURIES and The Demolition of Workers’ Comp,  including what happens post settlement … to 8.9 million Americans on #SSA disability…?  And who knows how many millions denied SSA disability –more than 40 million more?


SIDE BAR:  And why would a congressional representative suggest taking constituent complaints to legal aid vs DOJ and fail to get involved and get straight answers to a simply inquiry for a statement of income used by SSA to mis-calculate retro-active pay benefits for over 15 months, with wildly fluctuating misrepresentation of monies due vs overpaid from an initial award amount of $25,591 to false allegations of overpayments calculated multiple times, ranging from the first being $27,078.00 sliding down to low $20k’s, to $11,767, then $9,964, then $5,555.10, then $22,869, then $21,066.20 ad infinitum.

Multiple Illegal interruptions and further threats of interruptions of benefits during “appeals” process were corrected, but the benefits due, when paid from arrears, WE ALSO THEN ADDED TO THE MIS-CALCULATION AMOUNT OF OVER-PAYMENT.  Figure that one out.  Do they drug test at SSA?    

Those SSA miscalculations also subject the Injured Worker to litigation from the Long Term Disability carrier, based on the initial retro-pay award, with the LTD demands for repayment of approximately $22,000, which they boast “the Courts routinely find in our favor.”  All these crazy numbers are based on SSA falsely stating that income from date of injury paid by the WC carrier was $4,177.00 —-  They won’t prove it and they simply ignore repeatedly provided evidence of the actual WC and EDD payments.  MAGIC MATH– SSA MAKES THINGS UP WITH YOUR TAX DOLLARS….

The refusal of SSA to even provide such information in a Congressional inquiry is very suspicious, and the months and months of clear obfuscation of facts and obstruction of justice are really sad, wouldn’t you agree?  This is another known national dilemma, scandal and shame…!!   SSA was called out for paying Nazi War criminals over 20 million dollars, illegally, last year.  Apparently, their practices of MAGIC MATH, with a splash of ‘abracadabra’ with facts and evidence, are known to most anybody touched by THAT system.

Word from the Ten Congressional Representatives who signed the October 2015 letter is hopefully anticipated soon, as they each received a copy of case evidence in the issue references above.  Acting SSA Commissioner has also received a complete package, and certain Media influencers have also been provided with copies of same.  It’s been less than 30 days… Word is expected soon.  Hopefully, a good word of correction and accuracy so that piece can be settled and closed.  [See earlier blogs for more details if SSA is on your bucket list of fixes needed.]

Another Injured Worker recently connected with an apparently “similar story” that has been being fought for over 12 years.


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AUSTRALIANS, CANADIAN, UK and other  INJURED WORKERS FACE VERY SIMILAR LIFE-THREATENING and DESTROYING INSULTS AND INJURIES that Americans face with the current Workers’ Compensation and Disability mega billion dollar PROFITS BEFORE LIVES systems, agencies and carriers….WITHOUT REPRESENTATION by enough elected officials.

How about investigations into the plights and gruesome illness and death of America’s #Nuclear Workers?   Relate them to the plights and gruesome illness and deaths, with quite little ‘plausible deniability,’  of Fukushima’s nuclear workers and relate that to the issues of Your Radiation This Week, Americans.  “Radiation in the US Soars”


Count – 44 Cities Reporting Radiation Above 1,000 CPM

Normal Radiation is 5 to 20 CPM [4]

Bob Nichols Said WHAT About Your Radiation This Week!?!Your Radiation This Week


In addition to the 10 Congressional representatives who signed the letter of October 2015,  incited by INSULT TO INJURY investigative reports  to the Department of Labor about the state of Workers’ Compensation and the offer to provide law enforcement and protection, if needed, was quite a gift to the American people, but follow up is absolutely required.

There is also a small group of Congressional representatives who are also concerned and outraged about the treatment of sick Nuclear Workers in the USA, and denials of medical care and benefits.  Time to get these Congressional representatives talking together and working with one another, and also taking some hard looks into the Social Security Administrations mis-handling of millions of claims and dollars, causing further egregious harm to America’s class.


“ProPublica is Hiring an Engagement Reporter”


Remember Remember…  “Without a blog and a growing database, Injured Workers are Unarmed and Unprotected in the War on Workers.”    


For a little more perspective from and about some citizens IMPACTED by the need for The Demolition of Workers’ Compensation:

Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains – list of posts since Summer 2013  [update: The parties in the initial WorkComp case “reached resolution subject to confidentiality agreement” in less than 5 years, without benefit of competent legal counsel and other significant obstacles, by winter 2015.  The blog now addresses more national and international issues, and is not case-specific.

My WorkComp Coach is a natural result of an in pro per/in pro se (unrepresented)  Injured Worker Survivor’s need to GIVE BACK to the Injured Worker Community to share strategies and tactics to survive and escape the WorkComp system of PROFITS BEFORE LIVES.

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Personal rebranding efforts are somewhat hindered by the magnitude and reach of the insurance industry propaganda machinery, and it’s approximately “Top 22 Blogger” mouth-pieces skewing public opinions in further efforts to protect profits and recover from the initial investigative reports by ProPublica and NPR.

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“Something is terribly wrong with Worker’s Compensation – isn’t it?”

I would love to apply for the position at ProPublica, but alas, as a Survivor of Workers’ Compensation, the doctors say I can never work again, due to the challenges of the traumatic brain injury sustained at work in 2012, same year as Hillary. I study online business and education practices in hopes to prove those doctors wrong!!!  So far, not so good, but I keep trying!   My, what a difference private doctors vs. workcomp doctors can make in recovery outcomes, huh?

How many injured American workers may have had better and faster outcomes if WorkComp did not exist, but employee benefits with a State disability as ‘first responders’ was employed as a first line of defense against permanent disabilities, and having WorkComp insurance as a secondary insurer, in the event of catastrophic and irreparable injuries??  WorkComp is NOT an employee benefit.  ANYWHERE.

My blogging is a public service activity.  I can do more a la Arianna Huffington’s ideas that include the importance of NAPPING AT WORK.

(Arianna didn’t really say that Three Mile Island and Chernobyl Nuclear Disasters were due to ‘sleep deprivation’ as I read in Success magazine, did she?  “Fatigue –related.”  [WTH!!!]


Arianna Huffington Leads the Charge for Well-Being in the … – Success

“Mar 10, 2015 – It’s fitting, then, that Arianna Huffington’s latest book is a discourse on achievement and health. … and the nuclear accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl? … According to Harvard Medical School, sleep deprivation costs U.S. … Time magazine had just named her one of the 100 most influential people …”

“…What we overlook is the staggering toll all that nonstop hustle takes on us. That commuter train derailment that killed four and injured more than 60 outside New York City in 2013? It was caused by an engineer who nodded off at the wheel. The Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Challenger space shuttle disaster, and the nuclear accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl? All fatigue-related…”

Heck, if Hillary can run for President with suspected Brain Injury, Radiation poisoning and Seizures,  maybe I actually could apply for the ProPublica Engagement Reporter position….  if they could make an ADA accommodation and let me be of some help …. VIRTUALLY, FROM THE LEFT COAST…. High Desert, anyway.

I would love to see continuing investigations into the national hyper-corruption issues of Workers Compensation.  2015 reports were stellar, but just the tip of the iceberg.  More importantly is to find ways to get people quickly out of the system, and on to real doctors and medical care, healing and recovery and the path to return to work.

I would also love to some immediate investigations of the appearance of serious mis-deeds by the Social Security Administration when it comes to benefits for Injured Workers.  In most cases, MAKING STUFF UP and refusing to correct errors in income calculations, in order to deny benefits to injured workers and deploy profits to who knows whom,  is generally referred to with the f-word.  FRAUD and MALFEASANCE.   Injured Workers call it “MAGIC MATH” of Social Security; SSA workers call it ‘too confusing and hard’ and apparently Congressional Representatives call it ‘too hot to touch.’    Hmmmmm.

I would would also like to see that small group of “22 Top Bloggers” held accountable for speaking the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.  If a CIVIL RIGHTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION is required to facilitate that, then, Congress knows what they must do.

MEANWHILE, A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE FACEBOOK INJURED WORKER KAMPS AND GHETTOS is being organized for the LinkedIn interested parties, and other parties apparently not in the know about the atrocities of America’s WorkComp programs.  Watch for it.  It was derailed temporarily while some Injured Workers were under national ‘attack’ by some industry spokes people starting in May.  It seems to have simmered down, or is in another calm before another storm.


Maybe I COULD provide some ideas to the ProPublica team as they come together? Maybe they will just read my blogs and get some ideas; a few industry training department people have been regular views on LinkedIn and a few are subscribers.  ‘STREET TALK’ they prefer to call hyperbole or ‘angry injured workers with an ax to grind’ rather than deal with the harsh realities of a predatory and dangerous system politely called WORKERS COMPENSATION.

I’m getting a little professional help to update and “rebrand” to better represent “The New Me” [post TBI]  my social media presence, so, we’ll see what happens between now and the deadline, SEPTEMBER 5, 2016 — LABOR DAY IN THE USA.

While the late David DePaolo said this about me in his article Work Comp and Baseball (October 2, 2014)

“These cases, though, are real. There are real people behind these cases. People get hurt. People get toyed with. People don’t get what is needed, what is promised in the Grand Bargain, and set aside as disturbed and having unrealistic expectations.

Some contact me because of this blog, seeking answers, help and remedies.

I have met some – like Linda Ayers. I won’t get into Linda’s case here – that’s not the point.

Linda is vocal, like a few other injured workers. She has a blog, she is active in social media, she posts comments to this blog.

And she probably drives the defense crazy as she is prolifically passionate about making sure the system works for her and for other injured workers.

It’s easy to dismiss Linda’s activities as the rantings of an unstable person, but she is not an unstable person. She is a person who’s case spiraled out of control from the beginning, and we know that the early stages of a claim are the most critical…”

In 2015, at the commencement of the national diatribes attacking Injured Workers, in ASSUME RESPONSIBLITY by David, we were called  “Vociferous Militants” and just complainers, amongst other choice words.

Draft one of that blog, ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY,  actually was sent to me as a personal email, and it was not till a while later that I realized that many of the several little blue links linked directly to my little blogs!   Was he really trying to tell YOU something by linking to MY BLOGS?

However, there’s a vociferous militant minority of the injured worker population who have made it their mission to inform the world of the injustices imparted on them by “the system” and all its nefarious participants.

They have ridiculed most all work comp sectors named above, but have spared me for the most part. 

No apparent respect for the fact that I survived and that the parties in my personal case ‘reached resolution’ miraculously in less than 5 years, that even wrapped up with a nice ‘best wishes’ note from one of the defense attorneys involved.  David’s death leaves a gap in the industry discussions about the Pro’s, Cons and WorkCompsters of the Industry.  The fight for his role as ‘Top Dog’ is… pitiful to watch.  David actually care about Injured Workers and let his readers know that, and he walked a very fine line.  The other ‘top bloggers’ with just a very exceptions… not so much.

Earlier this year there was what appeared to be a full scale, organized national disparaging  attack on a small segment of the vocal Injured Workers in the USA, very few who blog.  It’s unclear who directed it, but Injured Workers have their suspicions.  Industry peeps probably know for sure.  The above blogs were included in several of the diatribes, directly and indirectly.

IF YOU KNOW SOME PEOPLE WHO MIGHT BE A PERFECT FIT FOR THAT PRO-PUBLICA POSITION, LET THEM KNOW.  IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S IN NEW YORK CITY…..   I lived there in a ‘former life’ on 72nd between Park and Madison, working as a secretary to a powerful … ‘real estate mogul.’

Leading experts on brain injury encourage TBI Survivors to ‘EMBRACE THE NEW YOU.’

The “new me” would never trade rural living today for anything like NYC and all it’s nuke plants nearby… because ALL NUCLEAR REACTORS LEAK ALL OF THE TIME.  

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How close is YOUR Home to a Nuclear Power Plant?  This CNN interactive is not complete, and doesn’t include the dumps, but it will give you an idea of what you are reading about in YOUR RADIATION THIS WEEK, won’t it?  Be sure to read the numbered “Notes and Sources” in #YRTW before you, like some of the paid industry-trolls, start whining that it’s too hard to understand and too confusing and doesn’t match their $200 baggie covered Geiger counter readings.  D’oh!

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Take a look at the 24-hour animation on   The free version gives you plenty to watch and think about. Others who want more info, can easily and inexpensively access the members information.  Watch it, if you live in the #USA.  If you have friends in the #USA, also watch it, and read more about the radiation alarms in progress here.  See EPA charts for additional information, and do the math.  Beta + Gamma.


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“Something is terribly wrong with the anti-nuclear movement – isn’t it?”

The animation may help you better comprehend the data shared in Your Radiation This Week and may encourage you to change your HEPA filters, kick off your shoes before you walk in doors and slip on less-contaminated indoor-shoes and take all other available precautions to #DodgeTheRads.

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#DodgeTheRads and Have A Nice Shortened Life-Span




Thank you for taking the time to send your thoughts, posts and/or blogs about my efforts, disappointing as your input is.
Excerpt:    “You may as well just dig a hole and hide because no one is going to pay attention. [to you]”



“…why not study the system, study the law, the regulations, and PROPOSE solutions that a politician or regulator can endorse and work with?”
 Why not rely on the Constitution of the United States of America to protect Injured Workers being violently abused, maimed, tortured and killed by the crisis of WorkComp hyper-corruption??
The answer to that is quite simple.  THERE ARE TOO MANY UNCLEAN HANDS ON THAT BATTLE FIELD, and they don’t follow the rules of war.
We’ll leave the legal battles to those equipped to fight those fights for indictments for crimes against humanity, and complicity of same.
I’m deeply disappointed by your attacks because I know you know the truth.  I doubt that you would send such a communication if I was not a woman, an older, disabled woman at that! I remember men talking to women like that in the 70’s.  We had a revolution, remember?
To attack and demean me is what it is.   I tell injured workers all the time that NOBODY WILL RISK THEIR INCOME FOR OUR LIVES, and that the sooner they get that, the greater chance they have for survival.
I have painstakingly attempted to ‘rebrand’ and to put action ideas around every item I have identified — to know avail.  
  • I submitted 22 ideas for the fake National Work Comp Discussions,
  • I laboriously promoted the Sedgwick Institute – LinkedIn group all over social media,
  • I invited my ‘a-list’ contacts directly, I communicated politely and directly with the Sedgwick people.  
  • I was probably one of the most active ‘fans’ for CompLaude  2014 and 2015 and
  • I racked my brain to come up with numerous nominees.  
  • I diligently and respectfully promoted nominations be made for the industry “Best Blogs of 2016” contest via blogs, posts, and other social media, and emails.  
  • I created a page for Injured Workers and Industry Workers Resource Page, freely sharing contact information about a wealth of resources, inviting others to add to it, and have repeatedly and continuously encouraged Injured Workers to blog to save their own lives.  
  • I compiled a page of some of the more Injured Worker Vlogs — videos of WorkComp stories to inform and inspire to further action.  
  • I have created social media groups and pages, and I have posted in multiple groups and pages on behalf of Injured Workers. 
I have suggested outcome studies of same body part injuries to Injured Workers and Personal Injury patients….suggesting it will absolutely expose the wrong doings and disabilities caused by WorkComp. The costs are then shifted to Social Security and Medicare after lengthy fights, relieving your industry of any risks or responsibilities whatsoever, passing everything through to taxpayers and the injured workers, with profits fronted by the duped employers who purchase policies for protection that are hardly worth the paper they are written on, when it comes to fiduciary responsibilities.
The injured worker questionnaire I have circulated has brought in some chilling horror stories.   Here, take a look again.
Watch for it.  You’ll be reading about them soon enough.  The majority of Injured Workers are so terrified of the mobster-type activities that permeate your industry, they have shared on an anonymous basis.  I have found an editor who will help me ensure they are protected in the anonymous tellings.  In such a manner, these “complaints” or “problem identifications” can then be discussed in the national community. Perhaps mediations will result for these specific cases, leading the way for others.  The offending carriers and employers will likely be identified in the telling, but not attached to the specific stories, in order to provide a degree of protection.   I hope the Department of Justice will find the efforts worth reading, since the industry considers such stories ‘drivel.’
Here’s the questionnaire again, if you never looked.  What’s Your WorkComp Story?  The editor I hope to retain has promised to help develop and refine further questions.   As you know, I have a brain injury, so some cognitive challenges are beyond my post-injury capacity.  I do the best I can with the abilities I have left.  They didn’t label me ‘permanently disabled’ just for fun, in case you have forgotten.   “I’m injured, not stupid.”
When I am chided for being non-supportive of a program that ‘gives food to poor injured workers’ –WORKERS destroyed by workers compensation corruption, I must wonder about the money behind bringing such a program to the USA and wonder further at the audacity to accept the need for such handouts in America when there are laws in place to protect injured workers, scoffed at by your industry and the politicians it leases/owns.
When a set of industry blog contest-judges cannot find one word to say about any of the nominated Injured Worker blogs by Americans — something sounds pretty suspicious, doesn’t it, and quite unpatriotic. That they were shunned because they criticize the industry realllly sounds suspicious, doesn’t it?   It took a troll attack on an Injured Worker to get that ‘committee chair’ to even comment on Injured Worker nominations, albeit insultingly so?
We still have a Bill of Rights, don’t we?
I think it’s far more patriotic to deal the CAUSE, knowing EFFECTS will take care of themselves.  
RESOLVE THE PROBLEM and INDICT THOSE COMMITTING THE CRIMES CAUSING INJURED WORKERS TO BECOME JOBLESS, HOMELESS, AND FOODLESS, IN BAD HEALTH.   To refuse to deal with the core issues is, in my humble opinion, getting to the heart of the issues of your industry.  The DA’s can’t bust the crime rings with the millions of dollars allocated?  Fine.  Send in the National Guard to take over their duties.  When, for example, Evaluating Doctor crowds have direct lines to the offices of the District Attorneys to provide to complaining injured workers, WE MAY HAVE A PROBLEM, HOUSTON!
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The nuclear industry has a similar style of propaganda and disinformation, deployed by their disinformationists.  It’s fascinating and very easy to discern.
So when you suggest my efforts are useless and that  “You may as well just dig a hole and hide because no one is going to pay attention.” I can respectfully remind you of the ol’ civil rights saying, ‘NO LIE CAN LIVE FOREVER!’  How long?  YOU SHALL REAP WHAT YOU SOW! [31 second reminder]
I agree with you on one point.  “A complaint without a solution is bullsh*t.”   
What other complaints do you have about my methods of increasing awareness of the crisis of hyper– corruption in the WorkComp communities?
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Every doctor, lawyer, judge and provider knows full well that EVERY WORK COMP STORY IS THE SAME —-  Just different names, body parts and case numbers.  
Outcomes are usually dismally the same.  Denied medical care, compounded injuries, denied benefits, lost health, lost jobs, lost homes, lost lives.  
Nobody goes to jail for fraud, corruption, attempted murder, obstructions of justice or collusion.  
The Angels of Death doctors owned/leased by the industry are well paid, and decent doctors are cheated of agreed on fees.  
How many lives have been destroyed by Workers Compensation to date?  
How many more lives will be destroyed before your industry is stopped and held accountable for so many crimes??  
Mediators and Structured Settlement teams, for Injured Workers, armed and trained in blogging and social media maximum impact and investigative reporting is a first step for Virtual Combat and Survival.  
I have written at length on many possible strategic solutions.  Encouraging Committees of Bloggers and breaking the silence on the dirty OPEN SECRETS OF WORK COMP has always been one of my aims.  I am happy to report many calls and emails of thanks from injured workers who find hope and strength in my writings.
As long as your industry feels above the law and protected, it’s an uphill battle.   
ProPublica and NPR shined some light on the issues, but only the tip of the iceberg. It is obvious that the industry is attempting damage control from the fallout of the Insult to Injury Demolition of Workers Compensation investigative reports and the Congressional response, which, you may recall, offered to send in law enforcement help, if needed.  When I say, “Yes, please, SEND IN THE NATIONAL GUARD” it is not said without foundation.
For you and your peers to take pot shots at the very few Injured Workers willing to stand up and say, “Yo! Guys! WTF do you think you are doing and WTF do you think you are maiming and killing people in the USA for profits could be easily classified as truly reprehensible?!! NOT IN THIS COUNTRY, M*F*s!!”  
If believing in the Constitution of the United States of America makes me a ‘militant’ in your opinion, well, all I can suggest is that you might take a look at Constitutional law one of these days. 
The position of your industry of for-profit aggressive maiming, torture and killing of unarmed and disabled populations, young and old, primarily female,  in a systematic program of extermination seems to be the more extreme stand.  Just saying.  It takes most injured workers approximately 2 years to grasp the harsh realities; some never get it and cling to the results of Stockholm Syndrome and their necessary opiates, due to failed surgeries and denied corrective surgeries…FOR YEARS.
I am working on creating an eCourse:  WorkComp Survival and Virtual Combat Skills to help injured workers and people of goodwill in the workcomp industry to fight the good fight to save lives, free the prisoners.
Many hope and pray for indictments of the most heinous of the serial killers in your industry, without wasting a minute on fighting windmills. That is unlikely to happen in my lifetime or yours, but working together, lives could be saved….. just like some people were spared the horrors of Auschwitz and other death chambers.  It will take longer without your help, but be assured, that the War Your Industry has declared and continues to wage on Injured Workers will not go unfought.
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Your industry has made it’s position clear.  Injured Workers suspected that May would bring a huge propaganda blitz, more than a year in the makings, to attempt damage control and profit saving due to the truths exposed in Insult to Injury:  THE DEMOLITION OF WORKERS COMPENSATION.    
Do you consider the award winning work of Grabell, Berkes et al as “mere complaining” or as some like to say, “drivel” when the industry issues are elevated?  Not comparing my exposes to the power behind ProPublica and NPR….  I just have my little disability checks to fund my efforts with, not huge corporate benefactors. like y’all do.
I even suggested to the Sedgwick fellas about a National Telesummit series, to get issues on the virtual table for discussion by not only professionals, but by those across the nation, most egregiously harmed by the patterns and practices of Workers Compensation.  
Alrighty.  Your position is clear.  I hope mine is, too.  
As always, many thanks for all your kindness over the years.  I wish you could find a way to multiply those efforts and help more injured workers escape and survive the horrors of Workers Extermination Programs.
Maybe instead of the “Blame Game” for national discussions, the “Thought Leaders” may lead a round of the “Glad Game.”‘
While the final suggestion was that I re-read “How to Win Friends and Influence People”…. in a spirit of reciprocity, I would suggest that you start a study group of the book, THE ART OF WAR by Sun Tzu, to address the CRISES OF HYPER-CORRUPTION DESTROYING THE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS.   As you all know and boast about, what goes on in WorkComp is NOT A SECRET.   Ask any doctor or super lawyer, huh?  Or any injured worker.
See you around the internet.


Linda Ayres and Friends
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PS  As always, feel free to share anything I have written with anyone you deem appropriate to serve the Common Good.

Also, ask about Your Radiation This Week.

Like WorkComp, tell your friends and tell your neighbors.  Your governments already know.


#OccupyWorkComp #OccupyVirtually #DodgeTheRads

Did you nominate THIS BLOG for the Best Blogs of WorkComp for 2016 – Injured Worker Category?!?

….subcategories of National Issues, Legal, Regional/State Specific, Settlements….  !

Did you nominate THIS blog, Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains, for the Best Blogs event by yet?  Thanks!  😀   It’s been a public service blog since Summer of 2013.  It even includes some scattered resources that will be reformatted into a better directory this year.

Injured Worker Resources …… add to it! We Are The Media Now.

PROOF IS IN THE RESULTS, HUH?  “The parties reached resolution subject to confidentiality agreement.”

#Blog4TheCure!  #Blog4Freedom!  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.  Got Brains? #DodgeTheRads2

Brain Injury - BEFORE and AFTER WorkComp
                 Brain Injury – BEFORE and AFTER WorkComp

The Injured Worker was initially poorly represented, then self-represented.  There’s little love or respect between CAAA and the injured worker(s).


Here’s the nominating link. Must be submitted by tomorrow to count in the industry events 😀


Nominate Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains and My WorkComp Coach for Best Blogs of 2016 INJURED WORKER primary category and sub categories of national issues legal settlement medical


If YOU have a #WorkComp Blog that explores the Injured Worker perspective, leave the link in comments and invite others to read.  If you are not blogging yet, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

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More Talking Points for a GLOBAL SUMMIT on WorkComp Resolutions! WHAT ELSE? THINK THINK THINK

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If you want to share a private comment, feel free to connect on LinkedIn at LindaAyres311 or gmail direct to because WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW; EACH ONE WARN ONE THOUSAND!

WorkComp Blog4TheCure Occupy Virtually“>THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT. With blogs the reach to Influencers via LinkedIn and referrals by friends and neighobrs has been life changing. #OccupyVirtually! Fight Censorship! What is, IS.

Stats for Ask About Workers Comp Gravy Trains

2013 – 1,280 views

2014 – 7,951 views

2015 – 18,929 views

2016 – 4,385 views to date

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What is, IS!

It would be a big help, whether or not these blogs “make the list” if you would FIGHT CENSORSHIP  and follow these blogs, because, WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW:

“Comp Laude and Best Blogs: There Has Never Been a Better Time to Celebrate the Best in Workers’ Comp”



Rebranding, since the blog seems to have been instrumental in facilitating ‘the parties reaching resolution, subject to confidentiality agreement,’ and the process includes a new blog called

This new blog will include some untold Injured Worker stories, including Veterans kicked to the curb not only by the VA, but by subsequent work injuries.  We have already received a few, and most want to share ‘Anonymously’ for fear of retribution from employers, insurers or bogey-peeps.

When you think about WorkComp and the plight of Injured Workers, be sure to know about Botched Surgeries and Failures to Provide Corrective Surgeries that contribute to the “disability making machinery” and opiate traffic. The stories are heinous.  If you have a job, hope you NEVER GET HURT on the job!  If the injury doesn’t kill you, WorkComp ‘care’ may finish the job!

Do you have a WorkComp Story to tell?  Tell it here! “What’s YOUR WorkComp Story?”  Anonymous PRECEDES Unanimous!  Remember that!

“Do you see what we we see?”

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An e-Course is in the works, WorkComp Survival and Virtual Combat Skills — watch for details!

We collectively hope to incite real discussion in the alleged ‘national discussions’ (albeit secret discussions) in the works now.  We trust that the efforts of carriers like “Sedgwick Institute” will embrace Injured Workers, listen to the horror stories, so that we can all, collectively, work toward life extending resolutions that include ‘immediate, reasonable and appropriate medical care’ and return to work efforts, when possible.

“… Sedgwick Claims Management Services Inc. said it has established the Sedgwick Institute, which it describes as “an interdisciplinary community of thought leaders dedicated to elevating the dialogue around issues affecting the risk and benefits industry.”

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Let’s dismantle the “disability making machine’ and create a legitimate Workers Rights movement to combat what WorkComp has become.  As the Department of Labor Secretary Perez indicates, their hands are somewhat tied.


“Labor Secretary Calls Workers’ Comp Opt-Out Plans A ‘Pathway To Poverty'”


The Congressional letter of October 2015 indicated some willingness on the part of a few members of Congress (and even a few more representing nuclear workers!) to provide law enforcement assistance, if necessary. It appears to be necessary, in most states.  So, ‘SEND IN THE NATIONAL GUARD, AND ENSURE THEY ATTEND THE ‘SECRET’ NATIONAL DISCUSSIONS in the works for May, somewhere in the ‘heartland.’

The matters of unbridled profits for the insurance industries on the backs of injured workers, along with costs shifting to same injured workers, to State and Federal coffers, is also discussed.  It’s hoped that the ‘national discussions’ include the most destructive and dangerous practices first, vs. hand wringing and “CYA” practices to protect PROFITS BEFORE LIVES.


Think Locally * Act Globally #OccupyVirtually  #DodgeTheRads

PS  Ask About Your Radiation This Week; in fact, Google it!


Politics – Health Care – Radiation – Nukes and Cesspools ???


“Have a wonderful radioactive weekend and remember to Dodge the Rads, it’s dangerous out there!”



Smudge Virtually —- #DodgeTheRads


Yep, “Just Ask Bob Nichols”

Linda: I’m blocked from group posting again till 12/6 —- if you have groups that this may be of interest to, please share freely, without fear or caution
FB Comment: Have you been blocked before? Do you know why you are being blocked? Is is fukishima or workers comp that is getting you blocked?
Linda: In 2011, 2012 I was blocked regularly due to nuclear activism. Lucy Occupy could not provide “papers” to the FB thought police so we have to share walls! Lucy doesn’t like to share stuff.
It’s hard to say since the ‘same crowds’ run things from the top down… Each time, I learned skills…. that’s when I learned to blog, recently, to make videos, and I am studying like a maniac, even with the “Brain Limp,” to learn more compensatory strategies in Social Media. FB calls it ‘restricted from posting in groups’ now, rather than full-blown lock-down. It’s more polite, apparently.
Nukes or WorkComp, what difference does it make to the PROFITS BEFORE LIVES crowds?
If I had to guess, I would say that the ‘committees’ watching my nuclear and my workcomp activism and survival tips got some special instructions. Sometimes such attacks can be quite personal and really ugly… this crowd seems to be ‘just following orders’.
Anybody else remember the 2012 “Nuke Liars Awards??”  Lucy Occupy claimed victory in THAT battle, too!  Oh, the list of nominees for 2015 would be HUGE!
One of my email accounts was hacked (compromised? stolen? Is there a Cyber 911 #? and the hacker (troll?) is now sending me spam with my own former gmail address. :p That has the signature of an organized, rather than random, immature event, wouldn’t you agree?
Did you see my latest WorkComp blog? Let’s reach out more to the … C-level executives in America and around the world….the ones that like to crunch the numbers! [You’ll find more of them over at LinkedIn and on Twitter] ‘America’s health are systems operate in a cesspool…..’ What do NIH and DOJ have to say about THAT?’

Lucy Occupy and Friends




The thought I woke up with this morning was “America’s health care systems operate in a cess-pool —
What does NIH have to say?”
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(Yeah, really in the Thanksgiving spirit! What would Paul Revere do? What would Master Sgt. Woods be ordered to handle, post proper trials?)
Master Sgt. Woods
US ARMY -Master Sgt. Woods

Do you read The Weinmann Report – A doctor’s opinion….nothing and no one seems to frighten or intimidate him either….. Go Doc!! xoxoxoxo Show him some luv…. read and share: Heck, be brave and comment on it! Lots of peeps probably gasp and read his works!

(You might want to repost Dr Weinmann’s reports on LinkedIn and elsewhere….it’s on ‘the politics of health care with emphasis on California’ FOLLOW THAT BLOG TOO!)   Nobody like him in South California, to my knowledge. Take care!
I have my calendar marked for 12/6/15 8 pm-ISH to be able to post in groups again…. much to do in the interim… #DodgeTheRads….we’re getting hit hard! xoxoxo
Have a blessed day, and yeah, sometimes we have to dig, but let’s count those blessings!


Your Radiation This Week No 31
Your Radiation This Week No 31


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                     PS:  #DodgeTheRads  #OccupyVirtually  #StayOuttaTheStreets

Sterilize the Planet

Surviving Work Comp – A Series WHAT DO YOU THINK? Draft One

POINT OF REFERENCE:    Top 10 Highest-paid CEOs at U.S> commercial insurance companies



Back in 2012, one doctor suggested that I write about my work comp experiences after a witnessed slip and fall backwards, big, hard, conk on the head, little-to-no medical care over the course, in order to help me process what was happening to me with the lack of medical care, legal chicanery, and fight for my life.



It took until the summer of 2013 to make it a blog…..the earlier writings were to WorkComp people — doctors, adjusters, lawyers, human resources. Initially, I suspected the poor treatment was simply that some of the people I was dealing with were simply stupid.   I discovered it is far worse than that.

"WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW" #OccupyVirtually
“WE ARE THE MEDIA NOW” #OccupyVirtually  – #DodgeTheRads  

Have you seen the movie, WOMAN IN GOLD?  Here’s the trailer.  I watched it this week.  I cringed and gasped repeatedly as I saw parallels between those atrocities, and the life destroying actions of the WorkCompsters around the nations.  It is time for more Doctor’s Trials, to include the complicit sonderkommando, wouldn’t you agree?




Watch it and see for yourself how the parallels can be drawn with the devastation and destruction by the Nazi’s in the 30’s and similar destruction of life in the 21st century—of disabled workers, older workers and other ‘economically undesirable’ or ‘unprofitable’ members of the working classes.  If you do watch it, pay particular attention to the cheering when the Nazi’s rolled in to Austria, and the terrors that followed and wonder about shareholders of the companies causing such atrocities. Today, they don’t roll in in tanks, it’s the sedans and stretch limos?  Yikes!


If you don’t know any Injured Workers and if you are like the ‘cheering crowds’ of the profitable workcomp industries, also take a look at “The First Leaflet” and the next time medical care is denied on your watch, ask about your own humanity and soul.


Injured Workers lose their sanity, their jobs, their homes and their lives in the PROFITS BEFORE LIVES business model that provides windfalls of profits, faster upon death of injured workers, to insurance industries and ancillary venues.

Are you #LinkedIn?

It’s thrilling to see that the nation is finally discussing, out loud and virtually, some of the horrific atrocities of WorkComp. No more sugar-coating the atrocities. Enough of you know the real deal.



We, The People,  Are The Media Now.  “Let’s get right to it!”


Wouldn’t it be beneficial and life-extending if…..some of the biggies….. WorkCompCentral + ProPublica + National Association of Injured and Disabled Workers accelerate the discussion WITH AN EMPHASIS CHANGE TOWARD SOLUTIONS?  Enough already with the hand-wringing and rhetoric.


If you’re in the industry, Y’all already know what’s happening. DO SOMETHING TODAY.  MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT.  “ADOPT AN INJURED WORKER” AND HELP THEM ESCAPE FROM THE “assembly lines of death” and OPEN AIR DEATH CHAMBERS!

If not you, then who?  If not now, then when?

Go save yourself from the zombies


Let’s individually and collectively conduct interviews with doctors, lawyers and others who have “left the industry” so that real issues can be addressed, in a less threatening manner, with, perhaps, some amnesty provisions for early responders.


These WorkComp challenges and atrocities are Universal —- perhaps the USA, Canada, UK and Australia have similar organizations — like WorkCompCentral + ProPublica + National Association of Injured and Disabled Workers and everybody can join forces to save/extend lives.


We’ll probably need some educational events to address BEST PRACTICES for Whistle Blowing, in all quarters, wouldn’t you agree?

It has been somewhat comforting over the past year to see discussions about the many horrors of WorkComp, along with the high profits for the insurance carriers. Romano Trust Vs. Sedgwick seems to have paved the way for carriers to “wish and hope you die” if you are an injured worker —-it’s an cost effective strategy, in perfect alignment with PROFITS BEFORE LIVES business models, also used by the Nuclear Industries?


Here is a study by Everette Lee Herndon, Jr.  on Workers Comp & Bad Faith: Unacceptable Oversights The Insurer’s Duty and The Romano Case. Published on on July 15, 2013  that will prove insightful to any readers, industry or non-industry.  If you’re human, read it; you’ll get it.


A recent DePaolo World blog shared another story with the same trend….. Profit Before People rather than the carrier paying for transitional living facilities at approximately $40K a month, likely with the help of some nasty pharmaceutical, that injured worker’s ‘suicidal ideations’ and attempts could save that carrier a bundle…..  and have “Happy Shareholders”??  Yikes!  See also Guilty Without Charge


Well, recently a recommendation from another doctor/coach suggested I write about my WorkComp experiences.  I shyly reported, “Well, I have a little blog already, but I do want to write a book.”   Unimpressed (and previously unaware of my blogs) it was suggested that before our next meeting that I “write an Introduction and a Chapter Outline.”  😀   THIS IS THE INTRODUCTION!   HERE COMES THE OUTLINE!

Did I leave anything out?  Do you think a series of e-books would fly?  Would you read it if it was free?  Would you prefer to pay 99 cents for each e-booklet?  Would you watch a webinar about Whistle Blowing, Blogging, Administrative Tasks for Injured Workers and more?  Would you join groups on the site, LinkedIn, Facebook and elsewhere to further discussion and enhance your own blogs?   


Surviving Work Comp – Draft One

INTRODUCTION    (See above)


  1. Congratulations on Your Job!  But Wait — about The Benefits
  3. Lawyer Up or Self-Represent?
  4. How does it work?
  5. Who are the Key Players?
  6. How do you get medical care?  Hint: Cross your fingers and hope you don’t die first!
  7. What to Track:  Money In/Money Out/Money Stopped; Doctor appointments — arrival, names, notes, tests, directions, prescriptions, off work notices; Get and read copies of all medical reports and appeals, get business cards of all parties.
  8. What to do if treatment is denied (and it will be denied, FACT!  APPEAL, SQUEAL AND SQUEEK — JUST WHISTLE)
  9. Why Blog?  What to blog — What not to blog?
  10. Suspect Fraud?  Uh oh!  FIGHT BACK!
  11. Suspect Collusion?  Uh oh! FIGHT BACK!
  12. Did HR send a Get Well Card and Speedy Recovery Wishes?
  13. Are you disabled?  File for Social Security Disability immediately if you expect to be off work 1 year or more (Hint: If it’s work comp, count on it! File churning, obfuscation of facts, fradu and chicanery often caused delay, denial, deceptions and death.  FILE TODAY;  If you’re lucky enough to get legit medical care and return to work, welcome to that “1%” crowd!
  14. Follow THESE Blogs – Comment on Industry Blogs
  15. Join the #CommitteeOfBloggers – WE WORK LIKE ANTZ  – Use these memes and hashtags too!
  16. Lost your sanity, job, home and health?  Uh-oh!  Find an advocate to help you fight back – LEARN TO WHISTLE!  #JustWhistle, #Tweet, #Blog, #Post, #Pin etc.
  17. Tell YOUR story here and there and Tell your Friends and Neighbors and Elected Officials…. do your best to BE SUCCINCT….. “What it used to be like, what happened, and what it’s like now”  Figure you have 30 seconds to grab attention, and two minutes to hold it in a call to action.
  18. Go Fund Me?  If you don’t ask, you won’t get.  TRANSCEND LEARNED HELPLESSNESS; BE CREATIVE!   (Read also #TheFirstLeaflet)
  19. Join a Class Action in Your State or Nation
  20. Settlement Time?  Yeah, right.
  21. Then What…. HOW DO YOU MOVE ON POST-WORK COMP?   How to RISE LIKE THE PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES?occupy virtually 99 percent
  22. Ask:  About Your Radiation This Week

Remember Remember to ‘Pray for the Dead and Dying, Fight Like Hell for The Living, #DodgeTheRads and #OccupyVirtually

#InjuredWorkersUniting  #SilentNoMore