The Truth About Lying


“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” This dynamic session will provide an inside look into lies people tell to try and steal workers’ compensation benefits and how they are caught. Learn the latest workers’ compensation fraud schemes and which lies that are most common, on the rise, trending and some that are hilarious. Get an inside look at workers’ compensation fraud by a lead prosecutor and an SIU fraud expert as they share their true stories of liars who were recently prosecuted.

Core Competency #1: PRMS - Public Risk Management Skills

Claims Management

Core Competency #3: CTIS – Critical Thinking & Interpersonal Skills:

Future Trends

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Learning Objectives

Objective 1: Identify current fraud trends and schemes involving fraudulent WC claims & gain insights into which fraudulent cases are prosecuted and which ones fall apart so you can strengthen your fraud referrals
Objective 2: Learn from a Prosecuting Attorney about the elements of fraud and how to lock-down the misrepresentation so that it will hold up “beyond a reasonable doubt” – also understand what types of WC fraud are the most common and tools you can leverage immediately to identify, investigative and combat WC fraud
Objective 3 Understand how restitution is calculated and collected to include the cost of the investigation; and gain insights you can immediately utilize to enhance your successful fraud abatement program


Workers’ Compensation