A reported accident occurs just before or after a strike, job determination, layoff, end of a big project, or at the conclusion of seasonal work.
No one sees the accident, and the employee's own description does not logically support the cause of injury.
Suspicious Claims History
A record of numerous, suspicious or litigated claims.
Treatment is Refused
The claimant refuses diagnostic procedures to confirm an injury.
The employee delays reporting the claim.
History of Changes
The claimant has a history of frequently changing physicians, changing addresses and numerous past employment changes. Beware of an alleged disabled claimant who is hard to get ahold of at home.
Watch for use of the same doctor and lawyer by several claimants.