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Three Men Arrested in Staged Car Accident Scam

Three Broward men have been charged with staging a car accident in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, alleged to have been recruiting and paying people to fake injuries and undergo unnecessary medical treatments. Rone Petidos, of Coral Springs, Patrick Logene of Fort Lauderdale, and Marc La Pierre of Coconut Creek, all face a single count of insurance fraud, which

Woman Sends Eerie Text Minutes Before Fatal Accident

A woman allegedly driving drunk, sent a text message to an ex-boyfriend, detailing the fact that she was intoxicated while driving and that if anything were to happen, it would be his fault. Mila Dago allegedly texted “Driving drunk woo…I’ll be dead thanks to you.” In a startling turn of events, the text message came

Fort Lauderdale Residents Arrested for PIP Fraud Following Staged Accident

The Florida Department of Financial Services’ Division of Insurance Fraud announced on Monday the arrests of Kendrick Callins and Lashaunda Gibbs of Fort Lauderdale.  The pair has been accused of staging an auto accident for the purposes of personal injury protection insurance fraud. The investigation by the Dept. of Insurance Fraud, in conjunction with the

Apparent Abuse of Helpful Personal Injury Insurance

Three individuals were arrested by the Florida Division of Insurance Fraud for the operation of an unlicensed medical clinic that was an integral part of a wider personal injury protection (PIP) fraud scheme, according to officials. Unity Pain and Injury Center was allegedly owned by Dr. Lherisson Domond of South Florida, from February to December

Time to Check Your Insurance Coverage – Hit-and-Run Accidents on the Rise in Florida

Law enforcement officials around the state of Florida are claiming that hit-and-run accidents are increasing rapidly, and it’s cause for alarm.  In response, a new campaign is being launched to let drivers know that leaving the scene of an accident can result in stiffer penalties. Florida had more than 80,000 hit and run accidents last