Woodland Hills - The Many Facets of Workers' Compensation Fraud in California
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Woodland Hills - The Many Facets of Workers' Compensation Fraud in California

When: Thursday, December 1, 2016
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Where: Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, California  91364
United States
Presenter: Donald Marshall, Zenith Insurance
Contact: Woodland Hills Programs Chair
310-416-1210 x709

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The Many Facets of Workers' Compensation Fraud in California 


California’s Department of Insurance estimates that workers’ compensation fraud costs California employers between $1 billion to $3 billion per year. Understanding fraud can help an employer develop processes that may reduce fraud in the workplace.

In this presentation, attendees will learn:

  • The difference between fraud and abuse in CA
  • The types of fraud – including injured worker, medical and employer fraud in CA
  • How to identify and report suspected fraud in CA
  • Steps an employer can take to prevent fraud in CA
  • Realities of criminal prosecution of fraud in CA 


Program Agenda 

7:30am – 7:55am - Registration
7:55am - 8:10am - Welcome/Announcements
8:10am - 9:25am - Speaker
9:25am – 9:30am - Closing



Donald Marshall, Zenith Insurance Company

Donald C. Marshall is Vice President and National Director of the Anti-Fraud Program for Zenith Insurance Company, a Fairfax company. He is Chairman of the State of California, Fraud Assessment Commission – appointed to the Commission by Governor Schwarzenegger in 2009 and elected Chair in November 2011. He was reappointed to the Commission by Governor Jerry Brown in December of 2014. In February 2015, Mr. Marshall received the Carrie Nevans Community Service award by the Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation, for his work in combating fraudulent practices in the California workers’ compensation system.

A police officer for 12 years, Mr. Marshall worked as a patrolman and later became a Detective assigned to the White Collar Crime Unit. Over the past 27 years, he has worked at a number of insurance carriers including Progressive, California Casualty, Nationwide (GatesMcDonald), CalFarm and Zenith.

Mr. Marshall has also been qualified and has testified as an expert witness in insurance fraud. He has received his Certified Fraud Examiner, Fraud Claim Law Specialist and Accredited Healthcare Fraud Investigator designations and is a former member of the Executive Board of the National Healthcare Anti-Fraud Association. He has his BS degree in Criminal Justice Administration from California State University, East Bay.




This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).




This program has been approved for 1.25 California-specific recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.




Woodland Hills Country Club
21150 Dumetz Road
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Pleased be advised that the Woodland Hills Country Club will not allow any denim to be worn on their premises. 


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $25 $35
Guest/Nonmember $40 $50
PIHRA Student Member $15 $25

Online registration closes on Monday, November 28, 2016, at 10:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite. 


Cancellation Policy 

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellations. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to the event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.  


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Gardena, CA 90248
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