From January 1st to May 10, 2015, 657 claims and 574 cases of workers' compensation had been filed in Arkansas alone. Of those, 263 claims and 230 cases had payments made on them. The total compensation + medical bills paid out for those was $24,406,506, for an average of $49,500 per claim and case [Source: http://www.dol.gov]. If you believe that everyone who received their nearly $50,000 payment was entitled to it for a legitimate worker's compensation issue, then feel free to stop reading right now. If, however, you have any question or curiosity about it, please consider this case study.
Case Study Faced with an award of over a million dollars, a national insurance company believed there were plenty of red flags on the claim and asked us to conduct a surveillance to track the daily activities of a man who had claimed to have had his ankle crushed and was hardly able to walk. Our surveillance teams conducted over a dozen surveillances of the man's residence, and he was observed conducting several activities around his house. We watched him slip off... Read More