Catastrophes Bring New Insurance Fraud Threat — Additional Living Expense Claims

Catastrophes Bring New Insurance Fraud Threat — Additional Living Expense Claims

In 2017 and 2018 record-setting catastrophes forced hundreds of thousands of Americans from their burned, flooded or otherwise damaged homes. Very few insurance carriers investigate the resulting additional living expense (ALE) claims. That means the industry is experiencing its own flood—attempts to collect inflated or fraudulent reimbursements for replacement housing, food and related costs. LosContinue Reading

Insurance Catastrophe Fraud – How to Spot ALE / FRV Scams

Insurance Catastrophe Fraud – How to Spot ALE / FRV Scams

Los Angeles Lawyer Jon Colman, well known for his expertise on additional living expense and fair rental value claims (ALE/FRV), will speak on the topic at the PLRB 2019 conference in Indianapolis. The event, held March 31 to April 3, features 14 education tracks and 100 sessions taught by industry leaders. Claims professionals and serviceContinue Reading

How to Avoid Water Mitigation Abuse by Attorney Jon Colman at 2019 CCC

How to Avoid Water Mitigation Abuse by Attorney Jon Colman at 2019 CCC

Don’t miss two days of continuing education for independent insurance adjusters, attorneys, investigators and brokers at the 2019 Combined Claims Conference. Taking place March 5 and 6 at the Hyatt Regency Orange County, the conference sessions will feature four educational tracks—Property, Liability, SIU and a new addition, Emerging Issues. Los Angeles Attorney Jon Colman, a waterContinue Reading

Jon Colman to Unravel ALE / FRV Fraud at 2018 SCFIA Conference in San Diego

Jon Colman to Unravel ALE / FRV Fraud at 2018 SCFIA Conference in San Diego

Attorney Jon Colman, an authority on additional living expense and fair rental value claims (ALE/FRV), will speak at SCFIA’s 2018 conference in San Diego. The three-day training conference features educational tracks on auto, workers’ comp, investigations and general topics. This ALE/FRV Fraud session is especially relevant given the sheer number of natural disasters with extensiveContinue Reading

Insurance Fraud Insights at 2018 Oregon IASIU Conference

Insurance Fraud Insights at 2018 Oregon IASIU Conference

Jon Colman, managing partner of Colman Law Group in Los Angeles, will teach his well-known staged auto collision workshop in Portland for the 2018 IASIU conference on October 19. Hosted by the Oregon chapter of International Association of Special Investigation Units, this training sheds light on ways investigators can prevent and detect insurance fraud. InContinue Reading

Staged Auto Accident Seminar at 2018 WSATI by L. A. Attorney Jon Colman

Staged Auto Accident Seminar at 2018 WSATI by L. A. Attorney Jon Colman

The 2018 Western States Auto Theft Investigators Association conference in South Lake Tahoe will feature a four-hour seminar with live demonstrations of staged auto accidents. The host organization is made up of law enforcement, insurance companies, prosecutors and the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Los Angeles attorney Jon Colman, an expert on fraudulent car collision cases,Continue Reading