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Skin and Contents

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+4 (6 votes)

I was conducting a deposition of an applicant that had alleged a bilateral carpal tunnel injury from working as a seamstress. When I asked her where her pain was, she indicated that everything hurt. I asked for clarification and she stated that because of her arm injury every single part of her body hurt including her hair and fingernails. I asked if any part of her body was not in pain and she stated that the only place she had no pain was the left side of her vagina!

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Knock Out—First Aid Kit!

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0 (6 votes)

Statement on a claim for an injury at work: “I was reaching for the first aid kit when it fell off the shelf hitting me on the head and knocking me to the ground.” Claimed injury: “Head, neck, back both wrists, and psychological damage – I’m afraid to get hurt at work. I got hurt by the first aid kit!”

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Ash Candy

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0 (6 votes)

We manage a crematorium’s workers’ compensation claims. My most recent claim comes from a worker emptying the “oven.” He claims a psychological injury because he tripped while removing some ashes, falling with the ashes landing in his open mouth!

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Ralph’s Deposition

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0 (6 votes)

When doing a deposition of a man who claimed a stomach injury at work I asked him what his symptoms were. Without hesitating he leaned over and threw up on me. Enough said.

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Paper Clip Prison

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-1 (7 votes)

When visiting a plant recently I asked about their ability to provide modified work.  The Human Resource Director took me into a small room filled with injured warehousemen. She told me this is it. There were 6 uninjured looking men sitting around a small table with huge piles of paperclips on it. I was informed that modified work consisted of sorting the paper clips in piles of big and small all day long. The average time an employee worked modified duties was less than 2 days.

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Bun in the Company Oven

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+3 (7 votes)

Claimed Injury: “Psychological injury, weight gain” Body part injured: “Private” When contacting the injured worker she stated that she had been having an ongoing affair with one of the loading dock workers. I asked what body part was injured. She said it’s in the paperwork. Explaining that I would need additional information to set up her claim I asked how she got injured. She explained in colorful terms that she had been getting it on with the guy in the loading dock for several months and was now pregnant. She felt it was work related because it happened at work and she felt she was just doing her part as a good employee and being friendly with her coworkers…

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Meth-ication

VN:R_U [1.9.1_1087]
-3 (7 votes)

This is a workers’ compensation claim. The alleged injury was a bilateral carpal tunnel injury. Six months into the claim we received a hospital bill for treatment to a broken left leg. During the course of our deposition of the applicant we asked why he had amended his claim to include a broken leg. He stammered around for a while then ultimately said that he was smoking meth and heard the police at the front door. He was very “medicated” and in his fear of the police he jumped out a second floor window and broke his leg. Upon further questioning he stated that he felt his broken leg was due to his meth usage and that he would never have used meth had it not been as a release from the pain of his wrist injuries…

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Going Postal

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-4 (6 votes)

 We were doing surveillance for a workers’ compensation claim. The applicant alleged a foot injury. While sitting in a van outside his house we filmed him bring out mail and place it clipped to the mailbox for the mailman to pick up. Over the course of 6 hours he came outside to “straighten” and organize the stack of letters, from small to large over 150 times… maybe he should be alleging a psyche injury for his obsessive compulsive behavior???

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