The government should define ‘fraud’ before making any increase to the small claims limit, the shadow justice minister and personal injury lawyers have said. Speaking at the Motor Association Solicitors […]
Insurers have vowed to seek to overturn personal injury settlements if they believe fraud has taken place, following a landmark Supreme Court decision. Ruling in Hayward v Zurich, the court ordered […]
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has claimed that distorted figures on fraudulent motor insurance claims have been “swallowed whole” by the government. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) […]
Sweett Group Plc has become the first company to be convicted of new bribery laws, being fined £2.25m after its conviction. The AIM listed construction firm pleaded guilty to charges […]
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has asked the Treasury for extra funding, which amounts to 60% of its budget, to pay for major investigations. Solicitor general Robert Buckland QC wrote […]
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has yet to decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against in-house lawyers writing misleading letters for debt recovery. Eight months ago the SRA received its […]
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