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Home Inspectors Found Subject To New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

By on September 13, 2019 in Fraud with 0 Comments

This case originated with plaintiff Thomas Shaw contracting to buy a home located in Overlook Court in Hampton Township.  He hired the defendant home inspector Brian Shand (“Shand”), sole owner of All Points Home Inspection & Services, to inspect the property, who thereafter e-mailed his report to the plaintiff Jodi Shaw (“Shaw”).  Plaintiff Shaw claimed […]

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Insured Can Be Convicted of Insurance Fraud Even if the Carrier Is not Induced by a False Statement to Pay a Damage Claim

By on January 22, 2016 in Fraud with 0 Comments

In State of New Jersey v. Goodwin, 2016 N.J. LEXIS 7 (Jan. 19, 2016), the New Jersey Supreme Court was asked to decide whether a defendant can be convicted of insurance fraud even when the insurance carrier has not relied on the false statements to pay the claim. In Goodwin, the defendant falsely reported the […]

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