The Tale of a False COVID-19 Test

An employee decided that work got in the way of taking the weekend off to attend a football game with his girlfriend. Together they concocted a scheme to create...

The Case of the Double Dipping Upholsterer

A 36-year-old upholsterer alleged multiple injuries against his employer of three years, following his termination for stealing company materials. A week after his termination, he sought medical treatment and was...

Commit Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud, and It Will Cost You

In early 2022 we told you about an upholsterer who was caught working another job under a different identity while earning disability benefits. ICW Group's Special Investigation Unit (SIU) launched...

Get Paid Twice and Pay the Price

A maintenance worker has been charged with felony insurance fraud following an investigation by the ICW Group Special Investigation Unit (SIU) and the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office. The case...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...