Similar fact evidence helps to defeat 12 personal injury claims

Similar fact evidence that demonstrated multiple similarities between 12 suspicious claims was deployed by LV= and led to those claims being successfully defended by DWF. The main action, comprising five claimants was tried in the Central London County Court before Mr Recorder Bowers QC, with four of the Claimants discontinuing on the first day of the trial.  Recorder Bowers QC dismissed the remaining claim having concluded that there were many ‘suspicious aspects’ and that the Claimant should not be believed.

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Lorraine Carolan

Partner - National Head of Counter Fraud

I am the National Head of Counter Fraud and a Partner in the Insurance team based in Birmingham