At the exact location of the staged auto accident that killed Alice Ross, Assemblyman David Weprin will be joined by leaders of the groups New Yorkers Stand Against Auto Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) to demand passage of “Alice’s Law.” Alice’s Law would amend the penal law in relation to staging a motor vehicle accident and impose tougher criminal penalties on those who engage in staged accidents.
STATE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE: AUTO INSURANCE FRAUD CASES ARE THE “HYDROGEN BOMB” THAT HAS HIT THE COURTS
New York’s already clogged court system is being strangled by tens of thousands of no-fault auto insurance fraud cases, delaying legitimate court cases from being heard and costing taxpayers tens of millions of extra dollars in court costs, the driver awareness group New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF) today charged. New York State Supreme Court Justice Peter Paul Sweeney agrees.
The Senate passed legislation last week that would enforce harsher penalties against those trying to avoid auto insurance fees by committing fraud.
New Yorkers Stand Against Insurance Fraud (NYSAIF), a consumer group fighting auto insurance scams in the Empire State, today held a Valentine’s Day news conference to demand that the New York State Trial Lawyers Association divulge how much its members are profiting off auto fraud cases in New York.