In California, workers' compensation fraud is a felony and penalties are severe. If you are convicted of committing fraud to receive workers' compensation benefits you can be fined up to $50,000 and sentenced to up to five years in prison.
If you have been charged or are under investigation for workers' comp fraud, it is essential to speak to a competent attorney who is experienced in workers' compensation benefits fraud defense.
Types of Workers Comp Fraud
The help of a good lawyer is critical in limiting the damage that a criminal or DUI case can have on your family, your life and your livelihood. Of course a good lawyer can minimize the penalties such as jail, fines and license suspension or revocation.
David E. Jones is a former Deputy District Attorney and a highly skilled DUI/DWI and criminal defense lawyer with more than 20 years of experience helping clients who are facing State and Federal criminal charges.