Gareth is regularly instructed in cases where fraud has been alleged including where there are allegations of staged/induced accident and whether it is alleged that the Claimant is malingering.
He regularly acts in cases where it has been alleged that the claim for credit hire has been inflated by the conduct of third parties.
Shakell v Sajid (Oldham CC)
Successfully obtained findings that the Claimant taxi driver had been driving his damaged vehicle during the period in which it was alleged to be un-roadworthy.
Esure Services Limited v Benjamin Opoku (Manchester CC)
One of many cases in which Gareth has successfully obtained declarations on behalf of insurers following misrepresentations made at the time of incepting the policy. Common examples are misrepresentations regarding address, accident history and/or driving experience.
Norzoe v Ghafari (Croydon CC)
Acting on behalf of the Defendant’s insurer in a counter claim for damages arising from the Claimants’ fraudulent conduct. Quantifying on the basis of the Claimant’s intended fraudulent gains.
Hiscock v Mead
A claim in which the Claimant, who had sustained serious orthopaedic injuries, withheld the fact that he had been able to compete in the London Marathon. His presentation to the medical experts had been inconsistent with this information.