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Eliminating fraud completely will likely never happen in insurance, but the study found that 46% of employers reported a decline in workers' compensation claims after offering accident or short-term disability (STD) insurance. (Credit: designer491/Shutterstock) Eliminating fraud completely will likely never happen in insurance, but the study found that 46% of employers reported a decline in workers’ compensation claims after offering accident or short-term disability (STD) insurance. (Credit: designer491/Shutterstock)

Thanks to improvements in workplace safety measures and a spike in workplace technology, workers’ compensation insurance claims have been on a downward trend. However, illegitimate claims have been rising in the past few years — especially among certain workforce segments.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected]

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