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“Decompromising” a claim: Fraud and Part 36 settlements

United Kingdom - February 22 2021 Mr Khalid Kasem (“K”) brought a claim against the University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (“UCL”) alleging that surgery on his…

Chloe Davies.

Whiplash Reforms: Is the finish line in sight?

United Kingdom - January 14 2021 On Monday, the Ministry of Justice published a ministerial announcement announcing a revised implementation date for Whiplash Reforms and Official…

Emma Fuller, Faye Fishlock.

Fundamental Dishonesty: Appeal Decision Pays Off

United Kingdom - August 17 2020 For insurers the decision of Mr Justice Spencer on appeal in the case of Pegg v Webb & Anor [2020] EWHC 2095 (QB) can be taken as a welcome vote of…

You’ve been warned! - Changes to statements of truth bolster the fight against fraud

United Kingdom - March 17 2020 On the 6th April 2020 the 113th update to the Practice Directions (PD) within the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) comes into force. While such changes…

Claire Laver.

Fundamental dishonesty and the Litigation Friend: a cautionary tale

United Kingdom - December 23 2019 In a recent case before the County Court at Middlesbrough, DAC Beachcroft acting for the defendant and his insurer Allianz Insurance Plc secured a…

Andrew Thomson, Georgia Court.