What if My Employer or its Insurance Company Wants to Tape or Record Me, Either by Phone or in Person?


What if my employer or its insurance company wants to tape or record me, either by phone or in person?


Many experienced attorneys recommend that you not give any tape-recorded or signed statements beyond your initial work-injury report completed at the time of injury or discover disease. The representatives of your employer can sometimes use your signed or tape-recorded statement to jeopardize your rights under workers’ compensation or in a third party case. If you are represented by an attorney and you are asked by your employer or its insurance company  to give a statement, you should instruct the claims adjuster to or agent to call your attorney for whatever information is needed. Your attorney will know how to proceed.