Nurse who worked at KMC accused of workers comp fraud | Local & Regional News | Bakersfield Now – News, Weather and Sports.

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Very rare for criminal charges to result from something like this in Illinois. I imagine it will be impossible to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that she committed fraud based on a video. Important to remember that insurance companies often tape injured workers.

Workers comp fraud suspects caught on camera – Las Vegas MyNews3 – KSNV.

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Video surveillance is part of the Workers’ Compensation experience. Insurance companies will have a private investigator follow the injured worker to determine if they are performing activities that are beyond their restrictions. In this case law enforcement was involved. A criminal investigation of a Work Comp claim is rare.

RIVERSIDE: Woman used fake ID info for workers comp, police say.

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Illinois used to require a social security number on Work Comp claims. No longer required. There is nothing in the law that requires you to be a documented worker either.

WorkersCompensation.com CompNewsNetwork – Courts Order Claimants to Repay Combined $10K to Texas Mutual.

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Good lesson. You cannot accept off work pay and work at another job. In Illinois, you can work at a reduced rate and get work comp pay to make up the difference if you notify the insurance company.

Former Crystal Lake Cop Charged With Workers’ Comp Fraud « CBS Chicago.

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Many times insurance companies will use surveillance video but sounds a little unusual for a fraud case. There is a big difference between a case not being compensable and a criminal case.

WorkersCompensation.com CompNewsNetwork – Disproving Workers Comp Fraud by Dying.

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Amen to the author’s conclusions.
This is not a fraud case. Any self-respecting prosecutor would not pursue a case like this.