Md. Legislature Advances Insurance Bills Targeting Fraud

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT) -- The Maryland Legislature is sending to Gov. Martin O'Malley's desk three bills that would affect the state's insurance laws, including two that cleared the Statehouse last Friday aimed at protecting Maryland residents from insurance fraud.

House Bill 1094/Senate Bill 811, sponsored by Maryland Delegate David D. Rudolph, D-Cecil County, and state Sen. John Astle, D-Anne Arundel County, along with seven others, would allow Maryland's fraud bureau to impose large civil penalties on insurance fraudsters. House Bill 1097/Senate Bill 812, also sponsored by Rudolph and Astle, would...
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