Delivering an Exaggerated Account

A Kentucky-based delivery truck driver reported multiple body parts were injured when another vehicle hit the rear of her heavy-duty truck, ultimately causing a crack to the truck’s bumper. Equipped with in-cab cameras, the truck’s video was immediately available to the responding officer as well as the driver’s employer. While the relative lack of damage to both vehicles, no initial report of injury by the driver, and large weight difference between the two vehicles initially indicate that an injury wasn’t likely, a review of the truck’s in-cab video sealed the deal. With evidence gathered, the case was promptly denied before this worker was able to drive up the cost. 

On-premise security camera systems, including on-board vehicle cameras, can be a great way to get to the truth when it comes to workplace accidents. ICW Group’s Special Investigations Unit encourages you to ensure that your cameras have sufficient coverage and the ability to save recorded footage for a sufficient time to allow you to retrieve and preserve footage in the case of a workplace incident. As in this case, it could make all the difference.   

Christopher Dill
Christopher Dill
Christopher Dill is the Special Investigations Unit Director at ICW Group Insurance Company. A Fraud Claims Law Specialist designee, he was a recipient of the National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association’s Investigation of the Year Award for his significant contribution to the successful resolution of “Operation Back Lash” – one of the largest workers’ compensation health care bribery schemes ever uncovered in San Diego County. Christopher has participated in over 30 criminal cases surrounding medical and legal providers attempting to defraud the Workers’ Compensation system. Christopher’s approach to insurance fraud investigations is a holistic one. From preventative education campaigns, to data analytics, to time tested investigative, and intelligence gathering techniques, it is Christopher’s belief that a multi-faceted approach to insurance fraud is necessary to a successful defense.

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