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Civil Insurance Fraud: From Claims to Litigation

(916 reviews)

Produced on October 23, 2015

$ 89 Insurance In Stock

Course Information

Time 92 minutes
Difficulty Beginner
Categories Insurance

Course Description

In this course, viewers are invited to join attorneys Evan Schwartz and Matthew Conroy as they discuss the complexities surrounding civil insurance fraud. Together, Mr. Schwartz and Mr. Conroy highlight the difference between civil insurance fraud and criminal insurance fraud, evaluating how insurance fraud plays out in the formation of a contract, in the claims process, and strategies for litigating these complicated cases.


Learning Objectives:

I.   Appreciate the difference between civil insurance fraud and criminal insurance fraud, as well as when a civil insurance fraud matter can be elevated to a criminal insurance fraud matter

II.  Recognize the manner in which fraud can occur during the formation of an insurance contract, and the impact that search for it will have on the claim and/or the policy 

III. Identify how fraud occurs during the claims process and its impact on the claim or policy

IV. Comprehend the basic strategies and procedures concerning litigating a civil insurance fraud case

V.  Understand the use of Federal Civil RICO in civil insurance fraud litigation



Evan Schwartz

Schwartz Law

Evan S. Schwartz, founding partner of Schwartz Law, is a highly skilled insurance recovery litigator and strategist. He leads his firm’s Insurance Litigation, Claims & Consulting Group, representing policy holders, as well as its Business and Complex Litigation Group. He has a national reputation for his work representing professionals in Long Term Disability Income Insurance claims and litigation, having won and settled countless cases across the country. Mr. Schwartz lectures and publishes regularly on long term disability and other insurance recovery issues. He is and has been admitted in Federal and State Courts around the country to handle insurance recovery lawsuits.


Mr. Schwartz started his legal career as a law clerk at the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court. He then represented insurance companies and has been instrumental throughout his career in setting legal precedent in the field of insurance law that continues to impact cases today. He has been inducted as a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Forum acknowledges excellence in advocacy by lawyers throughout the United States and is limited to attorneys who have won multi-million dollar verdicts, awards, and settlements.


Mr. Schwartz is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Touro Law Center, teaching insurance law and law practice management. He also served as President of the Touro Alumni Association for five years. For more information regarding Mr. Schwartz and his practice, go to or Mr. Schwartz can be reached at 212-608-5445 or

Matthew Conroy

Schwartz Law

Matthew Conroy is a seasoned trial lawyer and has successfully helped his clients prosecute and defend complex business, healthcare, insurance recovery and real property matters. He is a valued member of the firm’s practice groups in Business and Complex Litigation, Trial and Appellate Practice, and Insurance Litigation. Mr. Conroy is widely respected and nationally known in the field of complex healthcare litigation. 

Mr. Conroy received his bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross College and his Juris Doctorate from Hofstra University School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New York and Massachusetts, where he has successfully represented clients in state and federal court.  

Mr. Conroy is an avid triathlete and runner, having competed in Ironman Lake Placid, the Boston Marathon and the New York Marathon.


Jack J.

Very interesting and informative and well-presented. I'll definitely watch this again.

Robert E.

one of the best of the sort I have seen

Andrew A.

Very interesting presentation

Catherine E.

This was one of the best presentations I have seen thus far. The 2 attorneys really covered every aspect!

Linda L.

Very interesting and informative. Would like more information on civil RICO.

Patricia L.

Great presentation

Anthony L.

Great to have a class taught by a combination of Chandler Bing and Michael Keaton.

Olivia S.

I liked the fact that there were two presenters for this particular CLE. I always find it interesting to the get perspective from two people.

Benjamin D.


Neal N.

These guys were good. Very knowledgeable

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Michael F.

great course

Donald S.

Very interesting

Bruce C.

We'll presented, good team teaching. They made the subject matter interesting.

Patricia C.

Informative and extremely practical for a practicing attorney

Richard M.

Helpful and interesting material. Presented very well.

John H. S.

very good program

John M.

Excellent and interesting presentation

Julie C.

Very informative!

Matthias G.

good review

yale g.

Mr. Schwartz is awesome!

Bruce N.

A great basic overview of a very deep subject matter. Thank you.

russell b.

Very interesting and helpful.

Louis t. A.

Very interesting and informative. Both speakers were excellent.

Lawrence P.

Good class!

Theresa G.

This is the best CLE that i have taken thus far.

Robert E. S.

Excellent, clear and informative presentation

Charles B.

very well done

Michael E. G.

very informative

Chukwuka O.

Great Instructor

Joan C.

usefule for many areas

J Gregory F.

I liked the 2 person approach

Richard F.

I know it was a basic course but a reference to a more advanced course, would be great!

Robert W.

Excellent Program

Jeffrey T.

Very interesting and informative.

Paul S.

well done

Deborah C.

These guys are tremendous. Learned things I can use in my practice.

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