Give courts power to tackle dishonest claimants

23 Dec 2014

BLM partner Tony Murray discusses the recent Taylor Review and how it set out a number of proposed exceptions to QOCS, one being fraud, and the forthcoming Criminal Justice and Courts Bill in England and Wales for The Scotsman.

“The Scottish courts have long enjoyed a reputation for fairness. The judiciary have widely recognised that every civil litigant has a general right to pursue his or her case to judgment. However, with growing concerns about fraudulent claims, does the Scottish judiciary have sufficient power to deal with dishonest personal injury claimants at the earliest opportunity?”

To read Tony’s full article, and to be redirected to The Scotsman website, click here.

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