In this age of instant everything, it’s no surprise there are companies offering quick background check services. And with many industries still in a hiring slump, these vendors are expanding their services. In addition to drug testing, credit reports, court records, and state and federal criminal records, companies such as LexisNexis, HireSafe, and Talentwise are adding workers’ compensation background checks to their menu of services.
As an employer, you know that costs can skyrocket when disputes arise and attorneys get involved in your New York workers’ compensation claims. Litigation can easily become a part of almost any claim and quickly start draining resources. Some New York workers’ compensation claims are naturally more complex, but when litigation is involved, even the simplest claims can become complex. Months, and sometimes even years, of legal wrangling skyrocket claims expenses and increase your workers’ compensation premiums for years to come.