Hurricane and Storm Fraud

The season for Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are upon us.  Hurricane Harvey dropped more than 50 inches of rain in Houston and went toward Louisiana, which was hit hard by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. This was the most rain ever recorded in the contiguous U.S. from a hurricane. Homeowners across Texas will soon be facing the challenges of re-building their homes from scratch.

In addition, Hurricane Irma is one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. It has already caused devastating effects in the Caribbean and is expected to hit Florida soon.  According to Governor Scott, this storm is already larger and stronger than Hurricane Andrew which caused extensive damage to Floridians.

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Fun, Frolic, Fall and Fraud

Tis officially the holiday season! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve are all right around the corner. This time of year brings Football, Fall Festivals, School Carnivals and of course “Black Friday”. These are just some of the activities…

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The Lawyer’s Insurance Claim

Here’s a little insurance fraud humor for you to enjoy!

A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against, among other things, fire. Within a month, having smoked his entire stockpile of these great cigars and without yet having made even his first premium payment on the policy the lawyer filed a claim against the insurance company.

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