New Jersey Supreme Court Reinstates Man’s Conviction For Insurance Fraud

(January 20, 2016, 2:05 PM EST) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court on Jan. 19 reinstated a man’s conviction for second-degree insurance fraud, holding that a person violates the state’s insurance fraud statute even if the person’s misrepresentation does not result in an insurance carrier’s payment on the fraudulent claim (State of New Jersey v. Robert Goodwin, No. A-20 September Term 2014, 074352, N.J. Sup.; 2016 N.J. LEXIS 7).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160122-014Z.)

The state’s high court reversed a Superior Court Appellate Division decision that the trial court erred...
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