Ben is approved by a number of large insurers in claims involving allegations of fraud and fundamental dishonesty. Such instructions usually, but not exclusively, arise in RTA claims.
He is experienced in drafting robust Defences, Counter Schedules and Parts 18 and 35 questions in such claims. He frequently advises in conference in order to proof insured drivers with a view to determining the strength of their evidence at trial.
S v F – Preston County Court, 2020
Claim discontinued following cross-examination of Claimant with substantial claims history.
M & B v A – Preston County Court, 2020
Late presentation of injury claims by 2 Claimants. Both claims dismissed after trial.
S v K – Manchester County Court, 2019
Claimant taxi driver with claim for hire, recovery and storage in excess of £40,000 found to have been dishonest.
N v W – Birkenhead County Court, 2019
Instructions received for disposal hearing, advice provided to apply to set aside and withdraw admission of liability. Following the successful application, Ben drafted the Defence raising LVI and fundamental dishonesty. The claim was subsequently discontinued.
A v G & A – Sheffield County Court, 2019
Claimant taxi driver with credit hire claim of £20,000 found to have been fundamentally dishonest.
W v B – CCMCC (not yet transferred to C’s home Court), 2019
Tripping claim discontinued upon receipt of Defence raising fundamental dishonesty.