Articles matching "fundamental dishonesty"
Claimant avoids finding of fundamental dishonesty by the court attributing blame instead to his expert
In the third in a series of recent High Court decisions grappling with the concept of 'fundamental dishonesty' in relation to section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 ("Section 57"), DWF…Read more
Stratos Gatzouris reviews the recent decision in Razumas v Ministry of Justice (2018), in which the High Court has followed January's decision in London Organising Committee of the Olympic and…Read more
John Lezemore and Adela Carrasco of DWF have recently obtained significant savings on a claim presented as a chronic pain case valued at over £1million.Read more
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that there is no need for a defendant to plead fraud in order to argue that a claim is fundamentally dishonest for the purpose of the Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting…Read more
Although there are many reports of a finding of fundamental dishonesty in whiplash cases, they are only now starting to emerge in larger claims. Sunil Nannar looks at the judgment in one such case,…Read more
A Claimant, who had been awarded his claim for vehicle damage, subsequently had his entire claim dismissed pursuant to Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015. The Court found that he…Read more