Cable Guy Caught Double Dipping

State Disability Insurance is designed to provide wage replacement benefits to people unable to work because of a non-work-related injury, illness, or condition. In California, the Employment Development Department...

Fast Food Employee’s Work Comp Claim Doesn’t Stack Up

This case involves a fast-food employee who reported a slab of ice fell on her right arm. She was taken off work and treated for many months, yet continued...

A Multiple Injury Claim Leads to Fraud Investigation

A California construction worker filed a workers’ compensation claim for multiple injuries. During ICW Group's fraud investigation efforts involving depositions and qualified medical exams, the claimant denied prior industrial...

Injured Worker Gets Help from a Friend…and a Bat

A Florida Truck Driver who was injured on the job made a few unfortunate decisions when she decided she wasn’t ready to go back to work and wanted to...

Alter a Photo and Alter the Facts

A Maryland Delivery Driver who claimed to be injured while working was scheduled to attend an independent medical exam to determine either suspension or continuation of workers’ compensation benefits...

Vocational School Tries to Cash-In on Deceased

When a worker is injured on the job, there may be times when he cannot return to his previous job or trade due to disability. For that reason, more...

An Eye Witness Beats this Fraudster to the Punch

A former semi-pro boxer, now grounds crew member, claimed to injure himself while working for a Florida employer. While processing the crew members' workers’ compensation claim, ICW Group’s Claims...

Injured Worker and Family Take a Claim Too Far

A pest control technician is suspected of magnifying his symptoms to obtain disability benefits and receive unnecessary medical treatment. It is further believed that the injured worker's family members...

Surveillance Footage Leads to a Charge of Insurance Fraud

A 63-year-old truck driver filed a workers' compensation claim alleging hip and wrist injuries after he fell into a pothole while trying to open a gate on his employer's...

False Accusation Leads to Insurance Fraud Charge

A California woman filed a workers' compensation claim against her employer for injuries after allegedly being struck by a 10-pound object thrown at her by a co-worker. As a...