Each year in the United States, $80 billion (or more) is stolen via insurance fraud. That cost is passed onto consumers when the cost of premiums rise.
After a civil suit is settled, it may appear as if everyone and their brother has a hand out for your money. But while denying requests for handouts may become routine, there is one claim that may be quite unexpected — your health care provider.
You're a law-abiding citizen who plays by the rules. Wouldn't it be a nicer world if everybody else did too? But you are sharing your world with many scofflaws who will stoop quite low in order to collect on ill-gotten gains, like those derived from fraudulent insurance scams.
- Sometimes it is not only insurance companies that are not on your side. After Jeanette's husband died, she was denied half of his life insurance proceeds due to mistakes made by her husband's employer. Click the link below to read about how we were about to help Jeanette.
You're an honest person, and that's why you cannot conceive of unscrupulous people actually staging car accidents to collect insurance benefits fraudulently. Yet those type of "accidents" happen all too frequently in Kentucky and elsewhere around the United States.
The recent devastating hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria cut a wide swath of destruction in the United States and the Caribbean Islands. As we head into the final months of the 2017 hurricane season, it's a good idea for consumers everywhere to review their homeowner's insurance policy to see if they need to increase coverage or add riders.
If you have never been involved in a lawsuit against another person's insurance company, you might have only a vague idea of the chronology of litigation from beginning to resolution.
When you have suffered damages, injuries or losses that should be indemnified by an insurance company -- yours or an at-fault individual's or entity's -- you don't deserve to be given short shrift.