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Milwaukee Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Lawyers – How To Report A Fraudulent Claim

Many innocent people are injured every year in their work environments or through performing their daily duties. Unfortunately, no matter how many true claims there are, there are always false claims that will emerge. Milwaukee Wisconsin worker’s compensation lawyers are here to help anyone with a valid claim, even if there company is not following through with benefits. However, should a claim arise that you know to be fraudulent, it is important to report that to the proper authorities.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin worker’s compensation lawyers want to make sure they are fighting for those who have been wrongfully injured. If you believe a claim someone has made is false, you can report it to the State of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development: Worker’s Compensation. If that is the case, you can call 608-261-8486, write or email the division. You will need to provide four items of information:

  • The name of person committing fraud
  • The person’s address (at least the municipality)
  • A description of the alleged fraudulent activity in as much detail as you can provide
  • The employer at the time of the injury (if you know who it is).

If you are reporting fraud, you may remain anonymous, but you will be asked to leave your information if you are willing to speak further with an insurance company investigator. Although the Department will not make that information public record, it may become part of a legal record in the future and could become known to the parties involved.

Based on the investigation findings, the Department will make a decision about whether fraud likely occurred. If the Department believes it has, they will refer the case to the local district attorney for prosecution. If you or your loved one has been injured in a work-related accident, it is important to discuss your case with experienced Milwaukee Wisconsin worker’s compensation lawyers. Call today for your free, initial consultation.

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Wisconsin Workers
Compensation Law Offices

P.O. Box 106
Cedarburg, WI 53012

Telephone: 262-204-8331
FAX: 262-204-8332