||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 224 (Oct)
|| EWCA Civ 1367
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Lord Dyson MR, Davis and Treacy LJJ
||Michael Redfern QC and Siraj Ahmed (instructed by Veritas Law) for the claimant.
||Christopher Kennedy QC and Michael Lemmy (instructed by Keoghs LLP) for the insurer.
||23 October 2012
Insurance - Claim - Fraud - Claimant involved on road traffic accident with first defendant - Second defendant being insurer of first defendant - Insurer alleging claimant being involved in staged collision designed to set up dishonest insurance claim - Judge finding claimant being involved in fraudulent claim - Claimant appealing - Claimant submitting judge's finding unjustified against weight of evidence - Whether judge erring.
Insurance Claim. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, held that the trial judge had been wrong to find that the claimant had been involved in a staged road traffic accident designed to set up a dishonest insurance claim, since there had been no cogent reasons to justify an inference of fraudulent complicity on the part of the claimant.
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