Innocent Victims of Fraud

Innocent Victims of Fraud Insurance fraud is a serious offense and the consequences can be severe, including jail time and fines.  There is not much debate about whether individuals who commit insurance fraud should be punished.  Insurance fraud is a two-way street; that is, individuals who seek to defraud insurance companies and insurance carriers who seek to defraud the consumers and insureds through bad faith or improper practices. Let's take, however,  the example of a passenger in a motor vehicle accident, who is entitled to no-fault insurance benefits to cover medical expenses, a portion of lost wages, and other reasonable and necessary expenses.  But if that accident is determined to have been "staged"?   The no-fault insurance carrier can [...]