What is Surveillance?

Surveillance is a very strong data collection method that provides compelling evidence. It is the Systematic ongoing collection, collation, and analysis of data and the timely dissemination of information to those who need to know so that action can be taken. But what does this mean? Private investigators and hidden camera surveillance might seem like the stuff of suspenseful TV …

AOE/COE investigations defined

AOE/COE (Arising Out of Employment / Course of Employment) investigation is a workers’ compensation investigation to determine the facts surrounding an alleged injury to a worker on the job. The purpose of the investigation is to establish whether the employee’s alleged injury was work-related and happened in the course and scope of employment, or whether the injury was non-industrial or …

Don’t Let Workers Take You on a Free Ride

Employers and their insurance companies frequently complain that injured workers use the workers’ compensation system to get a “free ride” by receiving temporary disability benefits when they should be working. In fact, the California workers’ compensation system is designed to prevent abuses while assuring that injured workers receive the benefits they deserve. If you know someone getting a free ride …

Workers’ Compensation Fraud and Scams

Workers Compensation insurance protects employees who are hurt on the job. This valued employee benefit pays for medical expenses, lost wages and other expenses while a worker heals. Most employers and their workers are very honest. Only a small number scam this coverage for personal profit, but the damage they cause is enormous. Workers Comp fraud is a large crime …