PIP fraud News

Two-Year Florida Insurance Fraud Investigation Leads to Multiple Arrests

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud (DIF) has made multiple arrests related to a large-scale personal injury protection (PIP) fraud scheme spanning across Central Florida. Five individuals have been arrested for their alleged various roles in …

Revised Kentucky Accident Victim Solicitation Law Under Fire, Again

A Kentucky law revision limiting the solicitation of accident victims within 30 days of a crash has gone into effect but is already being challenged in the state by multiple chiropractic groups that say the law is unconstitutional. The Kentucky …

Florida Fraud Case to be Featured on A&E Series

The Florida Division of Insurance Fraud will be featured on tonight’s episode of A&E’s newest series, American Takedown, at 10pm EST. According to producers, American Takedown goes behind the scenes of America’s biggest criminal cases. The episode follows the breakdown …

4 Arrests Made in Florida Injury Clinic PIP Fraud

The Florida Division of Insurance Fraud has announced the arrest of Dr. Douglas Price, owner of the Florida Pain Trauma and Injury Clinic in Auburndale, Fla., and three others on charges related the operation of a complex PIP fraud scam. …

Florida May Scrap No-Fault Auto Insurance Law

Frustrated by a recent court decision temporarily blocking part of Florida’s no-fault auto insurance law reformed last year, state lawmakers are considering scrapping the entire law. Current proposals would reinstate to a tort system and mandate that all drivers purchase …

Florida Investigating Massive PIP Fraud in Dade County

State investigators are considering criminal charges after finding regulatory violations in almost 90 percent of the pain clinics that treat automobile accident victims in Miami-Dade County. A report by the Agency for Health Care Administration revealed irregularities were discovered during …

One Frustrated Florida County Tackles Auto Insurance Fraud On Its Own

One county in Florida has decided not to wait on state lawmakers’ promise to address the insurance fraud and fix the state’s automobile no-fault law. It has passed its own ordinance to crack down on fraudulent medical clinics. The Hillsborough …

Florida Senate Committee Advances PIP Bills

A pair of bills aimed at cracking down on the runaway fraud that has vexed automobile insurers in recent years moved through a key Senate panel this week. The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee narrowly approved the measures following some …

Florida Lawmakers Take Two-Pronged Approach to Insurance Reform

Tort reform and fraud have become the two big targets as Florida lawmakers are finally gearing up to tackle the state’s no-fault auto insurance law. Taking a divide and conquer approach, the House Insurance and Banking Subcommittee has approved a …

Kentucky to Penalize Lawyers Who Solicit Auto Accident Victims

Nearing the close of its regular legislative session, Kentucky lawmakers enacted bills designed to crack down on fraudulent auto personal insurance claims and bring the state in line with new federal tax requirements for the surplus lines insurance industry. Lawmakers …