Insurance and benefit fraud

Insurance and benefit fraud can come in many different forms. People may make claims for insurance payouts or benefit payments that they are not entitled to, or they may fabricate a situation to get a payout. For instance, someone may claim they have been involved in a road traffic accident.

If you have been accused of committing either insurance or benefit fraud, then it is vital that you seek expert legal advice as soon as possible. Our insurance and benefit fraud solicitors have varied and lengthy experience in this area of fraud, and we can create a robust and bespoke defence to fight your corner.

For a confidential discussion about your situation, talk to our team now on 0800 652 5559. If you would prefer us to contact you, simply fill in the online enquiry form in the top right of this page.

Examples of insurance fraud

Over the past few years, attention has been focused on cases known as ‘cash for crash’. In these situations, people make false claims following road traffic accidents, exaggerating the situation and the damage caused, or may claim in relation to accidents which did not actually happen.

Cases such as these are jointly investigated by the police and the Insurance Fraud Bureau. Figures published in August 2013 show that the bureau is currently investigating 49 rings responsible for fake claims worth a total of around £66 million.

Get in touch

For expert legal advice if you have been accused of committing insurance or benefit fraud, call our specialist lawyers today on 0800 652 5559. We are able to help clients from across the UK and with some further information about your case, we will be able to give you comprehensive advice about the best way to proceed. 

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