Insurance fraud written on a documents and gavel. The law firm’s fraudulent behavior included presenting demands for payment pursuant to the consumer’s insurance policy, invoking the appraisal provision of the policy and receiving and negotiating insurance settlement checks without the authority to do so from the policyholder, regulators said. (Credit: designer491/

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon issued fines totaling $2 million against Houston law firm McClenny Moseley & Associates, its founding partners and their Louisiana managing partner.

The Louisiana Department of Insurance announced the fines Tuesday, May 2, 2023, stating that the firm and its partners engaged in unfair trade practices and insurance fraud involving at least 850 Louisiana homeowners and policyholders.

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