Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Comp Fraud

July 25, 2011

Texas Mutual Insurance Co. reported that a Travis County district court sentenced Derrick F. Crockrom of Houston on workers’ compensation fraud-related charges. Crockrom was sentenced to 15 days in jail and two years’ deferred adjudication. He was also ordered to complete 50 hours of community service.

Crockrom reported a job-related injury while working as a driver for Best Delivery Systems Inc. of Houston. He claimed he was unable to work as a result of the injury, and Texas Mutual began paying income benefits to him.

Meanwhile, Texas Mutual uncovered evidence that Crockrom was working as a broker for a Houston financial company while receiving income benefits.

Source: Texas Mutual

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