What Does Malingering Mean and How Can I Defend Against It?
Insurance companies may say that a claimant is malingering and is therefore ineligible for benefits. Watch this video to learn what malingering means, and possible steps you can take to help defend against this label. If you have any questions or would like to discuss the specifics of your case, contact us today for a free initial consultation.
Malingering means that you’re either faking or exaggerating your injuries in order to collect benefits. The medical evidence is critical to prove them wrong. Suffering in silence, not getting diagnostic imaging, or consulting with a specialist or healthcare provider complicates your ability to prove your impairments are significant. Insurers will not take you at your word.