With the arrival of warmer temperatures most employers will start to question an increase in subjective injuries. This is with good reason since some employees would like to enjoy a little extra R&R without having to take time from their vacation bank of hours. So what can you do to remain proactive on these claims and expose the ‘questionable’ claims without incurring claim dollars and expense?
Check out the Ohio BWC’s web page for a list of fraud ‘red flags’. If you suspect fraud, you may contact BWC at 800-644-6292 and follow the prompts, or Sheakley UniComp at 888-743-2559, and they will direct you to the appropriate professional.