Geoff McDonald & Associates wins the biggest settlement for Virginia in 2020 for $38.2 Million. Click for details.

Insurance Fraud Cases

Mar 3, 2016 | Consumer Alerts

Insurance fraud occurs when an insurance company commits a deliberate deception for illegitimate gain. It can happen at any point while buying, using, selling, or underwriting insurance. Insurance fraud is financially damaging to consumers, and it hurts the economy and society as a whole. 

Dishonest insurance companies can defraud consumers in a number of ways. They may:

  • Collect premiums for policies when they either cannot or will not pay claims.
  • Increase premiums in one area to cover losses in other parts of their business.
  • Offer very low premiums to lure in customers then later raise the rates substantially or refuse to pay claims.

Insurance fraud can happen with any kind of policy, such as auto, homeowners, health, or prescription drug insurance. It is most common, however, with long-term care, life, and annuity policies where premiums are high and potential payouts are far into the future.

If you have experienced a sudden increase in your premiums, been denied a life, annuity, or long-term care benefit, or suspect any other kind of illegal insurance activity, call the insurance fraud lawyers at Geoff McDonald & Associates today. Fighting fraud is an important part of our mission to protect your rights. Our insurance fraud attorneys work to make sure that insurance companies do not take advantage of consumers.

If you feel you have an insurance fraud claim, our attorneys would like to talk to you. You may be entitled to compensation. At Geoff McDonald & Associates, there is never a fee for legal services unless we collect for you. Contact us today at (866) 369-9051 for a free, no-obligation evaluation of your case.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 866-369-9051.

FREE CONSULTATION

No Fees Unless We Win





    Vaping and the E-Cigarette Industry; A National Epidemic

    Sleek and minimalist in the design, with a wide variety of flavors and portable chargers able to be discretely plugged into USB-ports; there’s an undeniable convenience behind the technology that fuels ‘vaping’ and the booming e-cigarette industry. Initially promoted...

    Mold Illness: Know the Facts About Toxic Mold

    If there is a mold problem in your home, school, or work place, it can cause serious illness. Children, the elderly, and those with allergies and asthma are most at risk, but anyone can suffer from toxic mold syndrome (TMS). But did you know there are different types...

    Mold Exposure Damages Claims in Virginia

    Mold growth inside living spaces is unhealthy. Apartments, schools, work spaces, offices, and homes that lack proper ventilation and have chronic, undetected (or sudden accidental) water leaks create a damp indoor space that can cause health problems resulting from...

    Hepatitis A Cases in Virginia Linked to Popular Smoothie Chain

    A recent string of Hepatitis A cases in Virginia may be linked to strawberries from popular chain Tropical Smoothie Café. A local NBC affiliate reports that frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt may be to blame, according to the Virginia Department of Health....

    Our Case Results

    $4,700,000
    Industrial Plant Accident

    Attorneys for the Plaintiff: Jeffrey A. Breit and Justin M. Sheldon Our client was killed in an industrial accident when an unauthorized worker was operating an overhead crane and pinned our client between…

    $1,750,000
    Rear-End Crash

    Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury, facial trauma, a dislocated hip and severe abdominal trauma when she was rear-ended at a traffic light by a tractor trailer. Suit was commenced shortly after…

    $1,250,000
    Assault of Log Truck Driver

    Attorneys for the Plaintiff: Geoffrey R. McDonald, Frank H. Hupfl, Justin M. Sheldon.
    Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury after being assaulted and knocked to the ground while fueling his logging…

    $860,000
    Drunk Driving Crash

    Our client suffered neck/head trauma and a broken wrist after his vehicle was struck by a drunk driver while he was stopped at a traffic light. Upon rejection of a settlement offer of $325,000, our litigation…

    $700,000
    Rear-End Collision

    Attorneys for the Plaintiff: Justin M. Sheldon and Geoff R. McDonald, Richmond
    GMA’s client was injured as a result of a rear-end collision in the greater Richmond area. The crash occurred a little after…

    Client Reviews

    Cheryl and Rich were wonderful and patient with me throughout the case. All of my questions were answered. They really helped me through this tough time and made sure to let me know what was going on. I really thank Geoff…

    Troy Saxby

    My experience with GMA staff was first rate. They always represented in a professional way and made sure I had everything as far as paperwork. Kara and Theo made sure to answer all my questions, was always available and so…

    Shirley Brown

    Geoff McDonald & Associates is the team that you want on the field if you’re in need of top notch legal defense! Mr. Taj Henley demonstrated true customer service skills and his expertise made me feel comfortable throughout the…

    Julian Reeves

    Geoff McDonald & Associates: Thank you Taj Henley for all of your hard work and dedication! Very expeditious in my case and I was very satisfied with my settlement. Will recommend to all my friends and family!

    Shareema Williams

    Geoff is number one in my book and I especially appreciate the support of Mr Henley

    Ebony Conwell

    I was so pleased with the knowledge and support from Mr. Taj Henley

    Kideem Frierson

    Thank you Geoff McDonald &Associates. A special thank you to Mr. Taj Henley

    Denise Conwell

    Mr. Taj Henley displays exceptional professionalism for Geoff McDonald & Associates, along with commendable communication skills and customer service. By his work ethic and commitment to the people he serves his value to any…

    Justin Fitzgerald