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Around half of survey respondents who had recently filed a claim are more likely to consider exaggerate or adjusting a future claim to get a higher payout, LexisNexis Risk Solutions reported. (Credit: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock) Around half of the survey respondents who had recently filed a claim were more likely to consider exaggerate or adjusting a future claim to get a higher payout, LexisNexis Risk Solutions reported. (Credit: Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock)

When it comes to fibbing to find lower home insurance rates when using price-comparison websites, two in three U.K. consumers say the practice is acceptable, according to a recent survey from LexisNexis Risks Solutions.

Further, around half of the survey respondents who had recently filed a home insurance claim were more likely to consider exaggerating or adjusting a future claim in order to get a higher payout. Those that have recently filed claims and saw a premium increase also are more likely to think it is OK to manipulate information on insurance forms.

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Steve Hallo

Steve Hallo is managing editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. He can be reached at [email protected].  

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