False and Fraudulent Insurance
At Seltzer Law, PA your case is not just an open and shut matter of the law. It is more about your life and liberty and the important freedoms that you have as a citizen. In 2010 our firm was voted a Rising Star, we are rated as Avvo Excellent and our firm has a large number of successfully defended cases to illustrate our dedication to clients and how important your case is to us. The emphasis we place on getting results is vital when you are being prosecuted for offenses related to insurance fraud.
False and fraudulent insurance is the crime of knowingly making a false, incomplete or misleading statement to an insurance company. All types of insurers are covered, including conventional auto, home, life and other insurers; pooled insurers; and insurance associations created by statute. You must make the false statement knowingly, which means you should not be convicted for making an honest mistake on your application or in a claim or statement to an insurance company. A determined Miami criminal defense attorney and former Miami-Dade Cyber Crime Prosecutor from our firm reviews the facts and evidence in your case so that we can determine the best
criminal defense actions to be taken on your behalf.
Insurance Fraud Penalties: Our Miami Criminal Lawyer Can Help
Reports of staged accident auto insurance fraud, Medicare fraud and other schemes have made insurance fraud a very hot topic. As a result, it carries very stiff penalties in Florida including mandatory prison sentences. Government agencies around the country are starting to devote more resources to prosecuting insurance fraud cases which means your choice of legal representation can be the most important factor in your case. If you are convicted for insurance fraud, you can be charged with a third-degree felony. These are punished by up to $5,000.00 in fines and 5 years of incarceration or both. Your sentence can be enhanced if you have a prior felony conviction on your record.
Our attorneys are Miami false and fraudulent insurance criminal defense lawyers serving all of South Florida. We urge you to contact us quickly and allow an experienced former prosecutor to help protect your reputation and freedoms. Free, confidential consultations are available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. We resolve legal situations throughout the state of Florida and the United States and you can call today or contact us online. For more information, see Florida Statute 817.236: False and fraudulent motor vehicle insurance application.