A Perception on Deception – Part I – Zenith Chambers

Posted April 11th, 2012 in compensation, fraud, news, personal injuries by sally

“No legal practitioner will have failed to note that in recent years personal injury claims have attracted a great deal of attention in the media; similarly, the government’s1 increasing involvement due to the dramatic increase in the number of such claims and the cost to the insurance industry, especially arising out of road traffic accidents, has been palpable. Although consideration has to be given to the fact that there has been an increase in the number of cars on the roads which will have contributed to the increase in road traffic accidents and subsequent personal injury claims, there also appears to have been an escalation in the propensity to make a claim and not simply arising out of road traffic accidents. Some have argued this is potentially due to the advent of no win no fee arrangements, but there is a firm belief that there has also been a significant rise in fraudulent PI claims.”

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Zenith Chambers, 3rd April 2012

Source: www.zenithchambers.co.uk