In his Insurance Fraud column, Evan H. Krinick, co-managing partner of Rivkin Radler, writes: The absence of a specific New York statute authorizing payment of attorney fees to an insurance carrier that succeeds in a fraud case is a significant void in New York law. Such a statute —perhaps modeled on the provisions already in effect in New Jersey and in Pennsylvania—would help the battle against insurance fraud in New York.
Allowing Insurers to Recover Attorney Fees in Fraud Suits
New York Law Journal
November 1, 2013