Can I be put under surveillance because of a work injury?

Injured workers often times are put under surveillance by the workers’ compensation insurance carrier.  Is it legal?  Yes, it is.  Should you expect it?  Yes, you should.  Surveillance in workers’ compensation can take many different forms. In the least, you should expect that the workers’ compensation insurance carrier will conduct a background check on any previous insurance claims you may have filed.  That is precisely why it is imperative NOT to hide information, pre-existing conditions, or prior injuries.  They will…

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