Written by attorney Keith Bernard French Jr.

What Are The Penalties For Insurance Fraud In Texas?

One of the most common white collar crimes prosecuted in Texas is insurance fraud. The state Penal Code defines insurance fraud as the act of filing a statement containing “false or misleading material information” to an insurance company with the intent to “defraud or deceive.” In layperson’s terms, if you lie to your insurance company with the goal of getting them to pay out a bogus claim, you have committed insurance fraud.

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As you can see, law enforcement and insurance companies take suspected fraudulent claims quite seriously. So if you are being investigated for possible insurance fraud, you need to work with an experienced Pearland fraud lawyer who will zealously represent your interests. Contact Keith B. French Law, PLLC, today if you need to speak with an attorney.

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