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Workmans Comp Fraud?

If you had a co-worker that hurt her back while doing extracurricular activities outside of work, then came to work and claimed she injured herself at work so she could get Workmans Comp, would you say something?

 
KTElite

Asked by KTElite at 10:41 PM on Nov. 20, 2013 in Money & Work

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Answers (9)
  • Every state has a website where you can report workman's comp fraud. You could report it that way. I would wait to see if she gets it before doing anything.
    tessiedawg

    Answer by tessiedawg at 12:24 AM on Nov. 21, 2013

  • No, I have learned NOT to interject in things like that. At some point, the truth always reveals itself.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 10:44 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • In that case, I would speak to ONLY who I needed to report this to and make sure that person (the person I would be reporting this to) knew that I wasn't reporting this to be a tattle tale or to start drama. Ask to remain anonymous.
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 11:30 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • I would make an anonymous call and inform whoever you needed to that she is committing fraud.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 11:36 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • I wouldn't. I don't need the workplace drama. You know the situation best though.
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 10:56 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • Do you have hard proof or is it just hear-say?

    Do you get along with this co-worker?

    If it's a co-worker that it is known that you don't get along with and you have no proof, all it will do is make you look bad.

    I would tread very lightly on this.
    tempsingl3mom

    Answer by tempsingl3mom at 11:10 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • If I could prove it I would.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 11:11 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • Tempsing, yes..I have hard proof
    Do I get along with her? Yes, but right now, I've lost a lot of respect for her!
    I hate workplace drama, but I dislike scammers a lot more!

    KTElite

    Comment by KTElite (original poster) at 11:20 PM on Nov. 20, 2013

  • I really hate crap like this!
    KTElite

    Comment by KTElite (original poster) at 11:45 PM on Nov. 20, 2013