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2011-04-14 10:00:00

Questionable Vehicle Thefts and Faked/Exaggerated Injuries Lead Increase DES PLAINES, Ill., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its questionable claims (QC) referral reason analysis for California.

2011-04-13 08:00:00

Faked/Exaggerated Injuries and Excessive Treatment Lead Increase DES PLAINES, Ill., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its 2010 questionable claims (QC) referral reason analysis for New York.

2011-03-24 10:35:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate has received claims from a seemingly staged auto accident depicted in a surveillance video released by the New York City Police Department late Tuesday. The incident occurred in the Bronx less than a year ago.

2011-03-15 12:00:00

CHESTER, England, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The car insurance industry is coming under fire after a report from the Transport Select Committee attacked the relationship between insurance firms and personal injury lawyers. The report, which was presented by leading actuarial consultancy EMB, described the "merry-go-round" of payments that occurs after car crashes, with lawyers allegedly paying insurers and even garages for information about people involved in car accidents. The referral...

2011-02-28 08:12:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- H.E.A.T. (Help Eliminate Auto Thefts) today commented on the 2009 statistics recently released by the Automobile Theft Prevention Authority (ATPA) in its annual report.

2011-02-24 08:50:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When purchasing car insurance, you probably already have a good idea about the factors that affect your car insurance premium rates and coverage. But how do you differentiate between truth and fiction? The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.).

2011-02-08 08:00:00

If You Didn't Request It--Reject It DES PLAINES, Ill., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year consumers pay more for their auto and homeowners insurance policies as a direct result of fraud.

2010-12-28 11:00:00

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As detailed in a lawsuit filed today, its seventh this year, Allstate Insurance Company seeks to prove that professional service corporations are actually owned and operated by a layperson, rather than by licensed physicians or medical professionals.

2010-12-28 05:00:00

New Year's Day and Halloween See Most Theft Activity DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, New Year's Day was the leading holiday for reported vehicle thefts in 2009, according to an analysis by the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB).


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