Fraudulent Claims: Deceit, Insurance and Practice by Matthew Chapman


Fraudulent Claims: Deceit, Insurance and Practice

Author Matthew Chapman
Publication Date Oct 2007
ISBN 9781858113777
Hard Cover 

Fraudulent claims, whether they're elaborate schemes or straightforward actions, result in significant financial losses for insurers, totaling millions of pounds. These losses include both the payouts for the false claims and the expenses incurred in addressing them. Claimant lawyers must be confident in their stance, considering their financial interests and their obligation to the court.

Insurers are now more focused on eradicating fraudulent claims, a goal shared by the Benefits Agency, Inland Revenue, and Crown Prosecution Service. This comprehensive treatment of the subject is the primary resource for litigators and insurers, offering in-depth insights into tackling this issue.

Contents of Fraudulent Claims: Deceit, Insurance and Practice:

The tort of deceit

Insurance: Disclosure and Fraudulent Claims

Fraud as a Defence to Claims in Tort and Contract

Evidence - Burden and Standard of Proof

Proceeds of Crime Act 2002



Pleadings and Procedure

Fraudulent claims

Exaggerated claims

Detecting and proving fraud

Costs and conduct


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