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State & Municipality Fraud & False Claims

State & Municipality Insurance Fraud

Certain states, including Illinois and California, have passed insurance fraud statutes which include rewards for whistleblowers who ferret out insurance fraud as well. WGW lawyers advise clients on how to best integrate state insurance fraud statutes with other whistleblower claims and deal directly with the relevant state insurance commission.

State & Municipality False Claims

State and City False Claims Acts

Given the success of the federal False Claims Act, many states and even some cities and counties have passed their own false claims acts in order to recover money lost through fraud. Most of these false claims acts are modeled on the federal act and also include rewards for whistleblowers who disclose fraud to the state or local prosecutors.