I am proud to state that I have exclusively used the professional services of Tom Martin and his firm for more than 20 years. Whenever the need arises for a private investigator, the only name that I consider for my clients is Tom. In my 40 year career as a family lawyer, I recognized the importance of professional investigators. Unfortunately, many of the investigators that I have encountered have not satisfied the professional standard that I expect. I have utilized the firm in some very delicate and discrete investigations and situations requiring a strong security presence. In every engagement, both my clients and myself have been completely satisfied. I have I have no reservations in endorsing Tom and his firm for any investigative assignments.
Like any system, workers’ comp can and will be abused by individuals who try to beat the system for their personal benefit.
Employees often learn how to perpetrate this fraud from each other. If left unchecked, these situations often have a compounding effect, affecting the bottom line of your business.
Employers and insurance companies routinely rely on Martin Investigative Services to conduct legal photographic or video surveillance of employees, as well as to interview and take statements from co-workers or company personnel, and to prove workers’ comp fraud and pursue civil or criminal action as appropriate.
There are 100,000 people out there who do this.
Hire us if you want experts in court.
There are many people out there who perform workers compensation surveillance services. The vast majority of them are not considered experts in the workers’ comp court. Every investigator at Martin Investigative Services is considered an expert in court.
Former Federal agents.
Our investigators are former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents with many years of surveillance experience.
We utilize professional, current video surveillance equipment, to provide you with tangible proof.
Court admissible evidence.
Experts in court.
All evidence gathered by are investigators is done so in a way where it is considered fully-admissible in a court of law.
If your case goes to trial, all of our investigators are considered experts in court.
Your privacy is kept.
A long-standing policy of Martin Investigative Services is to give all copies of photos and video collected during any surveillance investigation directly to the client that hired us.
We keep nothing. No originals, no physical copies, no digital copies, no memory cards.
Why choose Martin Investigative Services for wokers’ comp surveillance:
Evidence that stands up.
Our experienced investigators provide court-admissible evidence that can make all the difference in a trial.
Former Federal agents.
Perform the surveillance.
Former DEA, FBI, IRS, and Secret Service agents personally perform your surveillance case and deliver the results to you.
High success rate.
40+ years experience.
We provide quality surveillance services with an unmatched success rate. We provide you with the truth.
We keep nothing.
We give all copies of photos and videos collected during any surveillance investigation directly to the client. We keep nothing.
Case Study: Surveillance
Orange County Workers’ Comp Fraud
The Vice President of Administration at a major insurance category saw us on TV. We met with executives at their Newport Beach office to discuss the case.
The company believed they had a number of people faking injuries in order to receive worker’s compensation payouts, and they wanted us to investigate.
Our private investigators provided surveillance on a number of individuals and discovered 12 people faking injuries. These cases were referred to the local District Attorney, as well as the Office of the California Insurance Commissioner, so these individuals could be prosecuted.
False worker’s compensation fraud costs companies millions of dollars a year. The private investigators at Martin Investigative Services have the experience and expertise to crack down on these false claims and provide court-admissible evidence of their fraud.
Contact us for a free, confidential consultation.
Martin in the news: Surveillance
Martin Investigative Services was recently featured in and article in the July 2018 issue of Easyriders, a motorcycle magazine for men. The article is about private investigation, surveillance and illegal hidden cameras with regard to strip clubs. You can read the article via the methods below:Details
No matter what Americans do to protect their digital privacy, especially on our handheld devices, it’s impossible to keep up with new threats. Now, there’s a new risk to our privacy and security: Our cell phone numbers are being used increasingly by information brokers as the window to personal information that’s kept by nearly all corporations, financial institutions, and, yes, social media networks.
Among those sounding the alarm bell is private investigator and former Drug Enforcement Agency agent Thomas Martin, who recently wrote a blog post titled, “Your cell phone number is your new Social Security number.” Martin’s message was clear: We are way too lackadaisical about keeping our numbers private.Details
What’s a typical day like?
A typical day for me can be spent dealing with locating friends and family, performing surveillance on cheating spouses, providing advice on personal and corporate security or investigating on artist and business scams.Details
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Testimonials for Martin Investigative Services:
I have used Martin Investigative Services since returning to the practice of law. Their work is first rate! Their reports are reliable, and if called upon to testify, Martin’s investigators are well prepared and extremely professional.
My partner and I have utilized the services of Martin Investigative Services for in excess of 15 years. The services provided have ranged from simple background checks to covert surveillance and investigations into corporate malfeasance/conversion/theft of assets.
I have found Martin’s investigators conscientious, qualified, and most important of all, very credible to triers of fact when their testimony was necessary. Critical to any busy trial attorney is time. I have also found that upon turning an assignment over to Martin Investigative Services, I do not have to micromanage the assignment. It is done promptly and efficiently, with an eye toward the financial resources and capabilities of the client.
I have known Tom Martin and used his services for many years. I trust him with the most challenging investigative tasks.
Professional and efficient, he and his staff leave no stone unturned to get the job done.
Thomas G. Martin is a private investigator who is highly regarded and widely used by attorneys and other clients in Orange County and nationwide.
I have known Tom Martin since 1984. I, as well as our company, have used Tom’s services over 30 years, personal as well as business. We have never been disappointed! Tom does what he says and I believe he is the BEST there is.
Martin Investigative Services has performed background checks, private investigation, surveillance and bug sweeps for our clients. They have also served difficult process in lawsuits. They have performed unquestionably and unfailingly to perfection. We will always call Martin first – and hope he hasn’t been called yet by the other side!
I have known Tom Martin and used Martin Investigative Services for over a decade. They have been our exclusive resource for all our corporate investigative work and have never let us down once in all those years. Their work has always been of the highest professional level.
I have no reservations whatsoever in endorsing Mr. Martin and his firm. Their service to us has always reflected the highest integrity and quality and we continue to rely on Tom with the utmost confidence.
Tom Martin is thorough, knowledgeable and trustworthy. We have used Tom and his team to great success and will continue to do so.
I have used Martin Investigative Services for everything from marital indiscretions to finding hidden assets for more than 25 years. Working with Mr. Martin has been invaluable to my practice. Tom Martin is insightful, creative and never fails to deliver. I endorse his firm without hesitation or reservation.
Martin Investigative Services is truly one of the best run organizations we have worked with. Fair, efficient and professional. Tom Martin in particular exudes confidence and experience and isn’t afraid to tell it like it is. That’s something we can rely on.
I have used Thomas Martin’s services for many years and have found his work to be of the highest standards. He gets the job done quickly, efficiently and reliably. He is aware of the law and always submits quality reports. I highly recommend Martin Investigative Services to any attorney, business or individual who is in need of a professional investigator.
I’ve represented individuals and businesses (international and local) for close to fifty years, and I’ve called on Martin Investigative Services more times than I can count, often on a rush basis, for help throughout the world, on a number of different types of assignments. I’ve never been disappointed. I’ve always received swift, cost-effective and USEFUL information, which has wound up “saving the bacon” of our clients and making us shine in their eyes. I recommend them without any reservation.