- Finding of fundamental dishonesty against claimant and defendant driver (Wise v Hegarty and Alpha Insurance)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- The issues
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Personal injury analysis: Convincing telematics evidence, coupled with evidence of social media links between the claimant and defendant, was sufficient for a road traffic accident claim to be dismissed and findings of fundamental dishonesty to be made against both the claimant and first defendant. Fundamental dishonesty will be pursued by an insurance company even if the finding is made against their own insured. Emily Formby, a barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, discusses the case.
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