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PI Fraud: when silence can be FD

On appeal, a High Court judge reversed the finding that a claimant was not fundamentally dishonest due to inconsistencies in the longevity of his injuries and the non-disclosure of a subsequent road traffic accident to a medical expert (“the deafening silences”). On this basis, the claimant was found to be fundamentally dishonest pursuant to s.57 Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and was consequently ordered to pay 70% of the defendant insurer’s costs. Matthew Smith, co-founder of the PSQB fraud team, was instructed on behalf of the successful appellant insurer.

Family Finance Seminar

Adam Wilson, Matthew Smith and Amy Philipson will be presenting the seminar on family finance at Alexander’s in Skipton at 4.30pm on 30th May 2019.

Family Finance Seminar

Adam Wilson, Matthew Smith and Amy Philipson will be presenting the seminar on family finance at Alexander’s in Skipton at 4.30pm on 30th May 2019.

Civil fraud Update

Following Mathew Smith’s successful seminar ‘Fraud Update’, the following is a useful summary of the changes in this field over the past 12 months.