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Fraudulent personal injury claim lands Liverpool men in jail

September 16, 2013

Two men have been jailed after they attempted to defraud a leading insurer of almost £77,000 by faking a car crash. Mr Kenneth Nash and Mr Darren Gallimore dreamed up the scam in X and put it into effect in March 2011, when Mr Nash told his insurer that his car had crashed into the […]

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How Does Personal Injury Affect Your Insurance Rate?

July 24, 2013

Does filing a claim for a personal injury mean that you will have to pay a higher premium from now on? Not all the time, no. There are several factors an insurance company considers before deciding that you are a high risk to the company and slapping you with a higher premium. Insurance Rates After […]

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Auto Fraud Scams on the Rise in U.S.

July 22, 2013

For some countries, auto fraud scams have become such a great issue that dash cameras have become the norm. Now, the U.S. hasn’t reached a high enough level for such cameras to be the norm, but these scams are on the rise and continue to concern drivers in all states. Scammers will prey on anyone […]

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Medical Malpractice Meets Fraud

June 25, 2013

Medical malpractice has reached another level this week with reports coming from a Chicago hospital regarding a pulmonologist who allegedly performed unnecessary tracheotomies—procedures to open air passages in the windpipe—according to the Chicago Tribune. The owner, chief financial officer and five physicians of Chicago’s Sacred Heart Hospital are charged with Medicare fraud. The issues is […]

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Florida Teen Found Guilty of Impersonating a Physician Assistant

October 1, 2012

On Thursday, August 30, a Florida jury found Matthew Scheidt, 18, guilty of practicing medicine without a license and impersonating a physician assistant. Hospital-Issued Badge Identified Scheidt as Physician Assistant In August 2011, Scheidt posed as a medical professional at the Osceola Regional Medical Center for more than a week. According to Scheidt, he was […]

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