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...

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...

How Employers Can Help Fraud Surveillance Efforts

Surveillance can be a powerful tool in the defense of questionable and potentially fraudulent insurance claims. Like all tools, however, it's most useful when implemented at the appropriate time, under...

A Less Than Moving Account

A 31-year-old furniture mover was demoted after losing his driver’s license. Upset about the demotion, he decided to claim he injured his shoulder three months earlier and demanded medical treatment. As...

History of Injuries Revealed, Criminal Charges Follow

A 56-year-old education assistant claimed to injure her elbow while pulling a gate open at work. Some five months later, this California woman claimed to aggravate the injury to...

Surveillance Reveals Machine Operator’s Scheme

A 37-year-old machine operator claimed to have sustained injuries to multiple body parts while working for one of ICW Group's customers in Southern California. Based upon no report of...

All I Want for Christmas is a Security Camera

Surveillance can play a pivotal role in a workers’ compensation claim investigation.  Whether it's performed by the insurance company or captured by a business’ internal cameras, surveillance can help...

Surveillance Once Again Reveals the Truth

A 58-year-old California man claimed to injure multiple body parts after slipping on wet stairs. During medical examinations, as well as in his workers’ compensation deposition, the worker claimed...

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...