Fraudulent insurance claims : recent legal developments

Tarr, Julie-Anne (2008) Fraudulent insurance claims : recent legal developments. Journal of Business Law, pp. 139-157.

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Insurance fraud continues to be a major problem worldwide. This article will canvass recent legal developments in relation to selected issues and matters of particular concern to the insurance industry. This article is confined to fraudulent claims. Fraud may arise at various points in the insurance relationship, including initial fraud on placement and fraudulent breach of contract by the assured. Fraud at the outset by the assured is treated differently from innocent or negligent conduct. "Fraud" in the context of this paper embraces all claims where an insured intednds to deceive an insurer by getting out i money to which the insured knew he had no right. This article will examine fraudulent insurance claims.

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ID Code: 31778
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Comparative law, Fraud, Insurance claims
ISSN: 0021-9460
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BANKING FINANCE AND INVESTMENT (150200) > Insurance Studies (150204)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Sweet & Maxwell
Deposited On: 15 Apr 2010 00:54
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:08

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