FMLA lnvestigations

In pursuit of truth

Investigating Family & Medical Leave claims with integrity and transparency

The Family & Medical Leave Act is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. It also seeks to accommodate the legitimate interests of employers and promote equal employment opportunity for men and women. Lauth is dedicated to providing intelligence in FMLA claims that ensure decisions are made with facts, not fiction. Our staff is comprised of former military and law enforcement professionals who conduct independent investigations in pursuit of those facts.

How Lauth can help with your FMLA claim investigation


Lauth uses the latest in surveillance technology to bring certainty to FMLA investigations. Our investigators are comprised of former military and law enforcement professionals who are trained in proven surveillance methodology to capture unseen factors in FMLA investigations.

Background Checks

Lauth uses verified databases to secure a comprehensive background report on the relevant Subjects in the case. Lauth’s investigators are trained to view a person’s criminal, financial, address, and litigation history to identify significant risk factors and provide expert recommendations for our clients and their families.

Witness Location

Lauth investigators use a diverse experience in canvassing to locate and develop a rapport with witnesses with relevant information in the FMLA claim.

Evidence gathering

Combined with our surveillance technology to bring certainty to FMLA investigations, our investigators are highly trained in discreet evidence gathering to support their findings in the case.

Why clients need our services

FMLA abuse can be used a ruse for a litany of non-work-related issues, including serving jail time, attending court cases, and taking vacations. Lauth’s investigators provide expert intelligence-gathering to get to the bottom of FMLA abuse claims. From surveillance services to geo-social investigations, Lauth’s investigators are dedicated to preserving the truth. We provide comprehensive reports and expert recommendations.

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Protecting Your Business from FMLA Fraud

Protecting Your Business from FMLA Fraud

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides working families balance to their lives when their circumstances take a turn. Whether it’s caring for new life in the household—such as a newborn or a foster child—or to care for an ailing relative, the 1993 act protects employees from being terminated from their jobs when they must take an extended absence for a specific set of reasons. However,...

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How to Stop FMLA Abuse

Do some of your employees consistently fall ill just before or after the weekend? Here’s help.

Obtaining medical certifications and recertifications of serious health conditions and having carefully thought-out conversations with employees suspected of abusing Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) time off can help send fraudsters a message: The employer is monitoring them. The employer can’t interfere with legitimate FMLA leave, but it can strive to prevent the law from turning into the “Friday and Monday leave act.”


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