Workers’ Compensation Fraud Crackdown
The workers’ compensation system, also known as workman’s comp, is a tricky and complicated system to begin with, but it is being made all the more controversial as more dishonest workers are caught defrauding the system.
What is Workers’ Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance held by employers to provide financial support for employees who are injured on the job. By accepting workers’ compensation money, employees agree not to pursue any legal recourse against their employers, even if the injury was the fault of the employer or company. The money provided by workers’ comp is meant to cover lost wages and medical bills during recovery, so it is not intended to be a permanent form of financial compensation. Continue reading