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Law Enforcement Agencies Work Together to Provide Silver Fire Victims with Advice to Avoid Post-Disaster Insurance Schemes and Scams
Posted on 20 Aug 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Fraud detectives and the Department of Insurance Investigation Division’s Disaster and Recovery Team (DART) have been deployed to help educate residents about potential scams that target wildfire victims. The teams have coordinated with the Riverside... Read More

Top CA Case of the Week: Village Northridge Homeowners Association v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company
Posted on 22 Sep 2010 by Peter Sindhuphak

Peter Sindhuphak, Associate, Barger & Wolen, LLP In Village Northridge Homeowners Association v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company (decided August 30, 2010) (free unenhanced download), the California Supreme Court rejected an insured’s... Read More

How to Defeat an Arson for Profit Attempt – Suspected Arsonist’s Bad Faith Suit Fails
Posted on 17 Aug 2015 by Barry Zalma

Arson-for-profit is the most dangerous of all methods of attempting insurance fraud. When an insurer has sufficient evidence to suspect an arson for profit attempt and denies the claim it will expect that the insured will sue the insurer for fraud and... Read More

Homeowner's Insurance Did Not Protect Insured From Bernie Madoff
Posted on 3 Jun 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Insurance policies, including homeowner's policies, can provide coverage from losses from fraud, embezzlement or forgery. But does it work to provide compensation for losses in a Ponzi scheme? Last year, the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's... Read More