If you’ve been accused of or charged with insurance fraud then you need help from an expert insurance fraud defense attorney. No matter how the situation may feel today, there are options available to you. All it takes to learn about them is to reach out to Chambers Law Firm at 714-760-4088 for a free case evaluation. Read on to learn more and then reach out to us for help.
Insurance fraud defined
First of all, it’s important to understand what exactly you’re being accused of. According to California law, insurance fraud refers to taking an action in which you intend to get insurance payments and / or benefits that you wouldn’t be entitled to receive if you weren’t acting fraudulently. There are a number of types of insurance fraud, just like there are a number of types of insurance. Common examples include:
- Auto insurance fraud
- California Medi-Cal insurance fraud
- Welfare fraud
- Health care insurance fraud
- Unemployment insurance fraud
- Workers’ compensation fraud
Most charges of insurance fraud involve a person defrauding an insurance company. They may do this by faking an injury, by exaggerating a valid claim, or doing anything else that’s viewed as submitting false claims to benefits they’re not actually entitled to. If you’ve been accused of any of the above then we urge you to reach out to Chambers Law Firm today.
You may be facing significant penalties
This is a serious situation and you should know exactly how serious it is. Insurance fraud is what’s known as a white color crime, which means that it can have higher fines and more jail / prison time depending on the level of the fraud and the criminal background of the defendant.
Additionally, fraud charges often come along with additional charges such as forgery, perjury, and theft. Each one cam come with its own sentence, which can significantly increase the consequences of a person convicted.
There are defense options available to you
There’s no one-size-fits all legal defense to charges of insurance fraud. Once you contact Chambers Law Firm for your free case evaluation, we’ll evaluate your case and give our best advice on how your case should proceed. We may work to prove that you didn’t commit the crime. This may involve showing that though there’s some evidence, there isn’t enough to convict you.
Another strategy we may work toward is proving that you didn’t intend to commit fraud. This may involve showing that you accidentally made a mistake when submitting insurance information. Even if you were paid more than you should have been by the insurance company, it isn’t fraud if intent can’t be proven.
Find out what your best option is
Are you ready to move forward? Are you ready to find out what your options are and to feel the peace of mind that comes with having an experienced attorney on your side? Then you’re ready to call 714-760-4088 for a free case evaluation.