Invididuals Who Try and Cheat the System Get Caught
Started with Legitimate Claim
Tried to Prolong Injury, Collect Comp, and Work Second Job
“This is a great example of the slippery slope of insurance fraud. An injured worker fakes a prolonged recovery to continue collecting benefits, and then becomes tempted to make extra money on the side. They probably rationalize that as long as nobody knows, it’s okay,” said John Marr, senior vice president of claims at MEMIC. “But it’s not. Not to his employer. Not to the whole system that is linked financially to other business owners. Not to the honest injured workers who can suffer from the stigma of insurance fraud.”[WCx]
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