Different types of Workers’ Compensation fraud have led to increased costs for employers and decreased benefits over the years for injured North Carolina workers. The most important step you can take in protecting yourself against Workers’ Compensation fraud is to hire an experienced North Carolina Workers’ Compensation attorney. Our attorneys at White & Stradley, PLLC know what to expect when dealing with employers and their insurance companies; we can protect your claim and ensure no one takes advantage of you. Types of Workers’ Compensation Fraud Workers’ Compensation fraud is most commonly committed by employers. An employer has committed Workers’ Compensation fraud if they:

  • Misrepresent an employee’s status
  • Under-report losses from previous years
  • Mislead an employee about their rights
  • Report false or inaccurate information to the North Carolina Industrial Commission

Workers’ Compensation fraud can also be committed by health care providers. Health care providers can be guilty of fraud if they:

  • Over-bill or double-bill for services
  • Provide unnecessary services
  • Charge excessively for treatment

Protect Yourself Against Fraud The attorneys at White & Stradley, PLLC, can help protect you against fraud from both employers and healthcare providers. Injured workers have a right to seek compensation for a proper recovery. Our experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyers can assist you during every step of the claim process to ensure you are treated fairly. If you live in North Carolina and have been injured on the job, please contact the Workers’ Compensation attorneys at White & Stradley, PLLC, today to schedule a free initial consultation.

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