Signs a Workers Compensation Claim maybe Fraudulent

workers compensationHaving workers compensation insurance is a requirement that all employers in the state of California need to abide by. Generally speaking, having workers compensation Insurance is a good idea even if it is not required as it will help to provide protection to an employee in the event they are injured on the job. While most workers compensation claims made by employees are legitimate and are used to cover medical expenses and lost pay due to the inability to work, there are situation in which claims filed are fraudulent. There are several red flags that you and your Ventura County workers compensation attorney should look out for.


One of the biggest warning signs that you and your Olympic workers compensation attorney should look out for regarding fraudulent claims is if there is employee gossip. If an employee makes a false claim, they are bound to share that information with someone. Eventually, the secret will get out and gossip could be prevalent. In these cases, you should examine the situation further.

Lack of Clarity

Another sign that the claim could be fraudulent is if you are not able to get a clear picture of what happened. If there were no witnesses, if the victim is not being very clear about what happened, or if the victim is not willing to share with you medical data, it could be a big indication that something fraudulent is occurring. Because of this, you will need to continue to work the legal process to ensure you get the information you need to support the claim.

If you believe a workers compensation claim made against your business is fraudulent, you should contact an attorney immediately. When hiring workers compensation attorneys Los Angeles businesses will receive the support that they need to ensure all claims filed are accurate and fair. The Law Offices of Steven M. Sobo will be able to provide you with a variety of services to ensure you are properly protected. When you hire the law offices of Steven Sobo, you will be assured that they will handle all phases of the legal process to ensure your rights are represented properly.


Do not be ignored, avoid lengthy or unanswered telephone calls, facsimiles, and/or electronic mail. Some attorney's offices fail to return calls or act upon any reasonable requests. Avoid being ignored by your attorney. Upon contacting The Law Offices of STEVEN M. SOBO, you will receive immediate, competent assistance and a thorough explanation of your inquiry. Feel free, at any time, to schedule a telephone or office appointment; it will be immediately scheduled upon request.