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Insurance Fraud Attorney in Santa Ana

Defending Clients against Workers’ Compensation Fraud Charges

Generally, the term “insurance fraud’ refers to making any omission of fact or misrepresentation that relates to an insurance matter. This can extend to filing for workers’ compensation insurance, which provides rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and medical expenses to employees who become ill or injured as a result of their job. You do not have to intentionally fake an injury or accident in order to get charged with insurance fraud. Many different kinds of accidental claims errors can lead to allegations of fraud.

At The Law Office of Michael J. Holmes, PC, our Santa Ana insurance fraud attorney has over 17 years of experience in fighting against workers’ compensation fraud charges. As a result, our team of legal professionals is intimately familiar with all aspects of this area of law. We can guide you through the criminal process and protect your rights every step of the way. You can rely on us for the effective advocacy you deserve.

Call The Law Office of Michael J. Holmes, PC today at (714) 752-7037 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our Santa Ana insurance fraud attorney.

Criminal Penalties for Insurance Fraud

In the state of California, incidents related to workers’ compensation are commonly investigated by the Department of Insurance Fraud Division. Depending on the specifics of your situation, you may be charged with anything ranging from a public offense to a felony. If convicted, you could face significant fines and a lengthy prison sentence. Your penalties for this crime may be enhanced if you have any prior felony convictions. Additionally, in individual found guilty of insurance fraud has to make restitution payments as determined by the court. In order to prove that you are guilty of insurance fraud, the prosecution will need to show that you intentionally tried to defraud the insurer. Therefore, if your inaccurate claim resulted from a simple error, you may be able to avoid criminal liability.

Several reasons why you should hire The Law Office of Michael J. Holmes, PC include:

  • Our attorney is a former prosecutor with unique insight into how the prosecution will likely approach your case.
  • We have successfully helped countless individuals get the charges against them dismissed or reduced.
  • Our team is available 24/7 to our clients, so we will be there for you when you need us most.
  • We offer completely free initial consultations.

To learn more about our Santa Ana insurance fraud attorney and how we can assist you, contact us today at (714) 752-7037. We serve clients across Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.

Reasons To Choose Michael J. Holmes

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