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Categories:
Personal Injury
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

In this CPDcast, Patrick Kerr and James Sullivan from 12 King’s Bench Walk discuss some recent personal injury cases concerning allegations of fraud. They tackle the introduction of the Jackson reforms in terms of fraud and in particular the concept of fundamental dishonesty.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand how a defendant should plead a case of fraud in personal injury cases;
  • Be aware of the consequences of exaggerating a claim;
  • Know what other tools are available for defendants where striking out is not an option;
  • Have considered an exception to qualified one-way cost shifting.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Hussain v Amin and Charters Insurance Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1456;
  • Summers v Fairclough Homes Limited [2012] UKSC 26.
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In this CPDcast, Patrick Kerr and James Sullivan from 12 King’s Bench Walk discuss some recent personal injury cases concerning allegations of fraud and tackle the issues which have arisen to date following the introduction of the Jackson Reforms

Date Recorded: 1st October 2013

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