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Car Insurance Fraud

As with any form of insurance, car insurance gets its fair share of fraudulent cases. Aside from scamming insurance companies, car insurance scammers may involve innocent motorists in their schemes. In most cases, this involves purposefully causing an accident so that he or she may claim on their insurance and get money for damages incurred.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of an insurance scammer, call the Milwaukee car accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®at 800-242-2874 to learn more about holding that person accountable for his or her actions.

How Accident-Related Scams Work

The objective of car insurance scammers is to get you to crash into their cars. By doing this, they can claim on insurance, getting money for the accident even though they caused it. Some of the common methods insurance scammer employ are:

  • Braking suddenly so the driver behind will rear-end them
  • Waving a driver into a queued line of traffic, then crashing into that driver and denying having waved
  • Swoop and squat, in which “swoop” cars force a driver behind the “squat car,” which is filled with several passengers and stops abruptly, causing a collision

This list mentions just a few methods scammers use and is by no means comprehensive. If you think you may have been the victim of an insurance scammer, you should contact a car accident lawyer who can help you prove your case.

Contact Us

Insurance fraud is a serious crime. If you or a loved one has been victimized by an insurance scammer trying to make quick money, contact the Milwaukee car accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 for more information about building your case.

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