Referral fee probe over holiday sickness claims

22 Mar 2017

Fraudulent holiday sickness claims continue to reach the headlines as regulators demand that firms involved in the sector prove they are not paying illicit fees for referrals, according to an article in The Law Society Gazette.

BLM head of fraud, Sarah Hill believes fraudulent holiday sickness claims need “addressing in the same way whiplash claims were, with regulation that drives rogue CMCs out of the market.”

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has contacted practices running such claims asking for more information on how the claims were sourced, how many have been settled and what fees were received.

Click here to read the full article in The Law Society Gazette.

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