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Filing false claims Employees are going to great lengths to injure themselves on the job and file false workers’ comp claims. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Late one summer night near Caldwell, Idaho, Shannon Egeland stopped to help a pregnant woman stranded on a roadside – it was an ambush.

Someone snuck up from behind, knocked Egeland in the head and shot gunned him. The blast tore into Egeland’s legs. He suffered significant blood loss and shattered bones, forcing surgeons to amputate his left leg. Or so the former Idaho developer told his disability insurer.

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