INTRODUCTION

NWI Investigative Group, Inc. is proud to announce our new VIDEO LINK system available for all clients.

For those of you who receive case updates and reports via email, you will now also be able to view the video at your own computer by simply clicking on the SEE VIDEO link found in the VIDEO OBSERVATIONS section of the report. You will also be able to forward the report with the video link to co-workers, doctors, lawyers, or whomever you choose for their viewing or teleconferencing purposes. This new feature will allow you to view your video quicker and more efficiently, thus enabling you to manage your files easier, as the video and report will be together in one place.

Please note that you do not have to download any software to your computer to use this feature. Your computer must only have some type of video player software already installed (i.e. Windows Media Player). This is a safe and secure website, owned and operated by NWI Investigative Group, Inc.

Below is a sample report with a video link. We invite you to try it out and let us know what you think. If interested, we will be happy to add you to our list of clients who already use it. To do so, please contact us via email at nwi@nwigroup.com, by phone at (800) 253-5990, or through your local NWI Marketing Representative.

We hope you enjoy this added feature!


SAMPLE REPORT WITH VIDEO LINK

May 19, 2003

 

NWI Investigative Group, Inc.

10 Walnut Hill Park

Woburn, MA 01801

 

 

RE:    CLAIMANT:   James Roberts

                    FILE#:             123456789

                    INSURED:      Any Company USA

 

 

Dear Client:

 

Please find enclosed the results of our investigation on James Roberts.  If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call us at 1-800-253-5990.

 

We thank you for assigning this case to us.  We look forward to hearing from you again soon.  NWI is committed to servicing our customers 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.  Please think of NWI for all of your investigative needs.

 

Thanks again!

 

THE NWI TEAM



 

 

INVESTIGATION RESULTS 

Claimant:                      James Roberts

Insured:                        Any Company USA

Type of Claim:             Workerís Comp

D.O.I.:                         4/20/2003

Injury:                           Back, neck

Your File#:                   123456789

Address Given:             10 Walnut Hill Park

                                    Woburn, MA 01801

 

 

Date Opened:   5/12/2003                     Date Completed:  5/19/2003

 

 

ASSIGNMENT SYNOPSIS:

 

1.                  Pick up Claimant at his place of employment, 10 Walnut Hill Park in Woburn, MA, to determine his activities after work.

2.                  Obtain video of Claimant active.

3.                  Physical contact okay?                    Y

4.                  Phone contact okay?                       Y

5.                  Neighborhood canvassing?             Y

6.                  Contact Client at end of investigation.


 

OBSERVATIONS

 

On Friday, May 16, 2003, Investigator conducted an afternoon surveillance at Claimantís place of employment. Investigator determined Claimant was present and observed Claimant active. Investigator observed Claimant drive to a gas station, a convenience store and return to work. Claimant remained at his place of employment for the remainder of the surveillance. Investigator observed Claimant to be a white male, 30 years old, 6í0Ē tall, 185 lbs., with brown hair, wearing jeans, a polo-style shirt and eyeglasses. Investigator observed Claimant was not utilizing any visible medical aids or devices. Claimant walked with a normal gait. The weather on this day was warm and sunny.


 

VIDEO OBSERVATIONS

 

On Friday, May 16, 2003, Investigator obtained approximately six minutes of Claimant video. The video shows Claimant exiting a building, walking towards and entering his vehicle, turning his head around as he backed the vehicle out of the parking position and departing the area.  Claimant is then shown parking his vehicle at a gas station, exiting the vehicle, preparing to fuel the vehicle, bending to pull up his socks, fueling his vehicle and returning to the driverís seat to depart the area. The video then shows Claimant at a convenience store, exiting the vehicle, walking up stairs, entering and exiting the store, returning to his vehicle with a bottle of water and entering the driverís seat to depart the area.  Claimant is then shown at the office, exiting his vehicle, kicking the front tire of the vehicle, bending to place the bottle of water on the ground and fix his socks, standing upright, tilting his head back to take a drink of water and look at something in the sky and walking towards and entering the office. Claimant is not shown to be wearing any visible medical aids or devices. Claimant walked with a normal gait and displayed no visible signs of pain or discomfort in his actions

 

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SEE VIDEO



 

INVESTIGATION DETAIL

 

DATE:

Friday

May 16, 2003

2:00 p.m.

 

Investigator arrived at Claimantís place of employment located at 10 Walnut Hill Park in Woburn, MA.  Investigator observed the building to be a tan stucco, multi-level, multi-office building located in a residential/business area.  Investigator observed Claimantís red Toyota Celica, MA Reg. 1872AD, present in the parking lot. Investigator established a suitable surveillance position across the street from the office with a view of Claimantís vehicle and the doorway to the building.

 

At 2:30 p.m., Investigator exited the surveillance vehicle and entered the building. Investigator observed Claimant at the reception area and confirmed Claimantís identity and presence at the office.

 

At 4:18 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant exit the office building, walk to the driver's side of his vehicle, and unlock and open the vehicle door. Investigator then observed Claimant enter the vehicle and depart the area. As Claimant backed his vehicle out of the parking space, Investigator observed Claimant turn his head to view behind the vehicle (See Video). Investigator observed Claimant to be a white male, 30 years old, 6í0Ē tall, 185 lbs., with brown hair, wearing jeans, a polo-style shirt and eyeglasses. Investigator observed Claimant was not wearing any visible medical aids or devices and walked with a normal gait. Investigator initiated mobile surveillance.

 

At 4:23 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant arrive at the Getty gas station on Washington Street in Woburn, MA. Investigator established a surveillance position across the street with a clear view of Claimant.

 

At 4:24 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant position his vehicle in front of a gas pump, exit the vehicle, remove the gas cap from his vehicle and proceed to use a credit card to pay for the gas. Claimant then bent at the waist to reach towards his feet and appeared to fix his socks.  Investigator then observed Claimant stand upright and proceeded to fuel his vehicle. Claimant was observed looking around while fueling his vehicle, showing no signs of pain or discomfort in his actions (See Video).

 

At 4:26 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant replace the fuel cap and enter the driverís seat of the vehicle to depart the area (See Video).  Investigator resumed mobile surveillance.

 

At 4:31 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant arrive at the Corporate Convenience Store located at 320 West Cummings Park in Woburn, MA. Claimant exited the vehicle, walked up the stairs leading to the door and entered the convenience store (See Video).

 

At 4:32 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant exit the convenience store, walk down the stairs and proceed toward the driverís side of his vehicle while carrying a bottle of water. Investigator observed Claimant briefly looking at another vehicle backing out of the parking position next to Claimant's. Claimant was shook his head as he entered the Toyota, backed the vehicle out of the parking position and departed the area (See Video).

 

At 4:37 p.m., Investigator observed Claimant arrive back at the offices located at 10 Walnut Hill Park in Woburn, MA. Investigator observed Claimant exit the vehicle, kick his front tire, bend at the waist to place his water on the ground and then fix his socks. Claimant then stood upright, tilted his head back to take a drink of his water and looked up at something in the sky before walking toward and entering the office building (See Video).

 

At 6:00 p.m., Investigator terminated surveillance and departed the area due to Claimant remaining within his place of employment. The weather on this day was warm and sunny. This case was completed on this day.


Enclosures:    Videotape

 

NOTE:  All original videotapes will be saved for 7 years. Online videos will be available for viewing for 30 days. Please contact NWI to restore a video to our online system