Reading between the Lies – what are we to do with fraudulent claims? – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted November 23rd, 2011 in case management, claims management, compensation, fraud, legal aid, news by sally

“On the 9th of September, the Government declared its intent to tackle the ‘compensation culture’. This phrase, hitherto unknown prior to the removal of legal aid, now appears to typify an apparent endemic problem which is at the centre of the legal political agenda. The debate on the ‘compensation culture’ is now the focus of lobbying by insurers, claimant and defendant firms, unions and human rights organisations who wish either to validate or undermine the concept. Characterised as representing either the ills of society or the self interested protests of the few it has thus far proved impervious to eradication.”

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Hardwicke Chambers, 17th November 2011