TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – A Missouri resident might must pay the value of alleged insurance coverage fraud in Kansas after the Supreme Courtroom discovered the case fell inside Kansas’ jurisdiction.
Within the matter of Appeal No. 121,094: State of Kansas v. Ivan Rozell, the Supreme Courtroom mentioned the insurance coverage fraud case fell throughout the State of Kansas’s jurisdiction.
Courtroom data present the case entails Missouri resident Ivan Rozell who’s accused of submitting a fraudulent insurance coverage declare in opposition to a Kansas insurance coverage coverage after a automobile accident in Kansas Metropolis, Mo.
The Courtroom mentioned it held that Kansas courts have jurisdiction over crimes partly dedicated in Kansas by an individual who commits both a felony act in opposition to a Kansan or the act has an impact on penalties in Kansas.
Right here, the Courtroom indicated Rozzell’s out-of-state actions which led to the investigation in Kansas of an insurance coverage declare on a Kansas insurance coverage coverage held by a Kansas resident brought about a consequence or impact in Kansas to permit Kansas to train its jurisdiction.
The Courtroom mentioned it reversed the Wyandotte Co. District Courtroom, which had dismissed the case based mostly on lack of jurisdiction.
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