Knoxville Insurance Fraud Lawyer
Professional Excellence in Knoxville Insurance Fraud Defense
Insurance fraud is one of the most frequently committed crimes in America.
It is estimated that Medicare fraud alone costs the government $179 billion
a year. This
fraud crime can be committed by those applying for insurance, policyholders, third-party
claimants, or professionals who provide services. If you are under investigation
or have already been charged with insurance fraud, contact a knowledgeable
Knoxville insurance fraud attorney right away. Particularly in a federal
investigation, you face serious consequences if convicted of the crime
of insurance fraud.
Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, is a boutique law firm that offers big
firm resources along with personalized representation. Attorney Kurtz
has been practicing
criminal defense in
state and federal courts since the
year 2000. He has obtained favorable results for many clients, including those facing
serious federal charges. He gives his cell phone number and email address
to his clients, so they can have access to him personally, any time of
the day. In recognition of his professional excellence, he has been awarded a
Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Rating and a
10.0 "Superb" Rating on Avvo.
Skilled Insurance Fraud Attorney in Knoxville
There are basically two types of insurance fraud.
Soft fraud occurs when people exaggerate the facts to their insurance companies.
For example, when a homeowner inflates the value of property stolen in
a robbery, that homeowner has committed insurance fraud.
Hard fraud is when someone deliberately fakes an injury, an accident, theft, or arson
in order to collect from the insurance company. In the worst case scenario,
a life insurance beneficiary might kill someone in order to collect on
Although most anti-fraud laws are state statutes, insurance fraud cases
are frequently prosecuted as
federal crimes as the fraudulent activity also violates federal law. Additionally, US
law used to prosecute insurance industry professionals for insurance fraud,
and federal law is also violated when Medicare, Medicaid, or Tri-Care
fraud is committed. Criminal penalties for insurance fraud can be severe.
If you are facing these accusations, seek representation by an experienced
Knoxville criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.
Contact the firm for skill, experience, and personalized representation in insurance fraud defense.