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The Court of Appeal has determined that committal proceedings for contempt of court may be brought by a party despite the fact that the statements of truth on which the committal proceedings were…Read more
DWF acted for Aviva and their insured in successful contempt proceedings against a claimant who, despite suffering genuine injuries in a road traffic accident, went on to exaggerate the extent of his…Read more
Nine individuals who were part of a crash for cash gang that had participated in a conspiracy to defraud LV=, were handed prison sentences for contempt of court. The nine had all made false claims and…Read more
A personal injury claimant who alleged his wrist injury had been caused by a trip on a raised kerbstone, has been found in contempt of court in respect of his personal injury claim against Surrey…Read more
An individual who brought a fraudulent claim, described as amateurish and bound to fail, was sentenced to 6 months in prison, suspended for two years, conditional upon the payment of £5,000 towards…Read more
An individual who had made false statements in a fraudulent damages claim against Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc (RSA), in relation to a staged road traffic accident was committed for contempt…Read more