California Business Buried By Fraudulent Comp Claims, Soaring Premiums

 Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Suzie Kim had a hunch that something was wrong. Janitors from her Los Angeles cleaning company flocked to many of the same medical providers for work injuries over and over again. The work is undeniably hard on the body. But as 20, 40 and then more than 80 work-injury cases stacked up at the company with 350 janitors, they began to take a toll on the family business. Sky-high medical bills led to sky-high workers’ compensation insurance rates. Increasing Kim’s suspicions, some of the employees had been long gone from Premier Building Maintenance Services by the time they filed their claims.
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