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Fighting Fraud

The truth is we all pay for insurance fraud. But it doesn't need to flourish. Every one of us, whether employee or employer, can do our part to stop it. Not only does ill-begotten benefit dollars add cost to the system, it also serves to undermine the plight of legitimately injured workers who deserve every payment.  

Our stance on fraud
MEMIC takes a zero tolerance approach to workers' comp fraud or abuse. Our special investigation unit investigates 15 to 20 percent of all lost-time claims. That's 2 to 3 times the industry average.

Report fraud
If you suspect workers' comp fraud, leave an anonymous tip 1 of 2 ways:
 

News & Resources 

Painter guilty of theft by deception
Mt. Desert man to pay back MEMIC

Three indicted in fraud
MEMIC's investigation uncovers deception.

Man trapped by lobsters
Fibbing about fishing while collecting workers' comp lands man in jail.

Edgecomb resident prosecuted for fraud
Man pleads guilty when caught on tape.

Workers' comp fraud investigation uncovers other crimes
Tax evasion and mail fraud uncovered.