In its latest maneuver to ban fraudulent medical providers from operating in California and providing workers with improper or illegal workers compensation, the state has recently suspended seven more providers.
The total number of medical providers suspended on suspicion of fraud has now reached close to 170.
Workers compensation fraud is not something new or extraordinary in California, where dozens of thousands of workers have become victims of fraud and other criminal actions on the part of medical providers in the past decade.
Just recently, however, the state has launched a crackdown to suspend medical providers for fraud, loss of their license, and other criminal actions that have had a negative impact on the state’s workers seeking workers compensation for their on-the-job injuries.
Among those over 166 medical providers suspended in recent months, our workers compensation lawyers have outlined the most common causes of suspension:
Our workers compensation attorneys here at Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach, who have helped Los Angeles workers obtain fair and maximum compensation for their on-the-job injuries as well as protect them from all forms of workers comp fraud, explain that this type of fraud is said to be one of the most progressive in California.
As many more fraudulent and dishonest medical providers pop up all across California, promising fast results and fair compensation to the injured and vulnerable, workers compensation fraud costs insurance companies and businesses in the state millions of dollars every year.
The California workers compensation system has its flaws – quite a lot of them, actually – which is why so many fraudulent medical providers get away with illegal actions for years before getting caught. And many of them never get caught and are still operating in California.
In order to avoid fraudulent medical providers when trying to file for and collect workers compensation for your injuries, it’s highly advised to hire a Los Angeles workers comp attorney to represent you in your best interest and make sure that:
If you become a victim of or witness any of the following fraudulent actions on the part of your employer, don’t hesitate to contact a workers compensation lawyer in Los Angeles:
Medical provider workers compensation fraud:
If you’ve noticed any of the above-mentioned forms of fraud when seeking workers compensation from your employer and medical provider, or you suspect the employer or provider of fraudulent actions based on other suspicious signs, contact our workers compensation lawyers at Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach to know your best course of action.