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Malingering in personal injury or workers’ compensation claims cost both the insurer and the consumer. Detecting such fraudulent claims benefits us all, especially because claims of psychological injury for compensation have increased significantly in recent times. For example, psychiatric disability claims have risen approximately 200 percent in the 1990s alone. The cost of workers’ compensation insurance has risen 50 percent in just the last three years. The Citizens Commission on Human Rights reported the following in an article titled “Mental Health Care Fraud: No Petty Crime”:


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