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Failing To Read The Writing On The Wall: An Unwise Approach

Failing To Read The Writing On The Wall: An Unwise Approach

DAC Beachcroft, in partnership with Admiral, have successfully defended a personal injury claim with a finding of FD. The claimant, a window cleaner, ...

When Winning Just Isn’t Enough

When Winning Just Isn’t Enough

In Dalton Sharpe v Allianz Insurance Plc, the claimant found himself unable to walk away from a claim when Allianz instructed DAC Beachcroft to pursue ...

Catastrophic loss and fundamental dishonesty: Where better to hide a tree than a forest?

Catastrophic loss and fundamental dishonesty: Where better to hide a tree than a forest?

It is a commonly held misconception that fraudulent claims and fundamental dishonesty are problems found only in the world of low value and high volum ...

Fundamental dishonesty and the Litigation Friend: a cautionary tale

Fundamental dishonesty and the Litigation Friend: a cautionary tale

Can a Litigation Friend be liable for costs if a case is found to be fundamentally dishonest? This questions was raised in the recent case of AX and B ...

Private Prosecutions – An Update

Private Prosecutions – An Update

In light of continuing budget restrictions faced by enforcement agencies and the police, private prosecutions remain on the agenda and an option to be ...

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

Claimants sentenced to six months following fraudulent insurance claim

  On 21 July 2016 four individuals were given six month custodial sentences in the Nottingham District Registry arising from claims made following ...