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Business partners who claimed to be strangers guilty of £150k crash for cash scam

17 Oct 2017
Business partners who claimed to be strangers guilty of £150k crash for cash scam
Two men who claimed to have been involved in a road accident in order to fraudulently claim thousands of pounds from QBE Business Insurance have been ordered to pay back what will amount to close to £150,000.

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DWF makes high-profile insurance sector specialist appointment in London

05 Oct 2017
DWF makes high-profile insurance sector specialist appointment in London
International legal business DWF has announced a significant investment in its London corporate team with the appointment of insurance sector heavy-weight Mel Sims, a former corporate partner at DLA Piper based in London and latterly in Qatar.

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DWF intelligence team first IFB Affiliate member to provide details of organised fraud network in Scotland to IFB

06 Jul 2017
DWF intelligence team first IFB Affiliate member to provide details of organised fraud network in Scotland to IFB
DWF are supporting the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), clients and enforcement bodies in a robust collaborative approach in disrupting insurance fraud in Scotland.

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Cross Industry Collaboration key to Reducing Rising Costs of Injury Claims in Ireland: DWF

04 Jul 2017
Cross Industry Collaboration key to Reducing Rising Costs of Injury Claims in Ireland: DWF
Leading international law firm DWF held a forum at the Irish Architectural Archive on the rising costs of compensation claims in Ireland and how to tackle them it brought together leading insurers and industry figures to discuss the ongoing concerns around this issue.

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DWF new hire press release: DWF strengthens City insurance capability with senior hire

03 Jul 2017
DWF new hire press release: DWF strengthens City insurance capability with senior hire
International legal business DWF has appointed partner Will Marshall to its insurance team in London, enhancing its professional indemnity capability as it continues to drive growth in the City. Will joins from Capsticks and specialises in defendant medical malpractice law.

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DWF appoints insurance litigation partner in London

27 Jun 2017
DWF appoints insurance litigation partner in London
International legal business DWF has appointed partner Antony Woodhouse to its City insurance team, enhancing its litigation capability. Antony joins from Gowling WLG and specialises in international and cross-border disputes.

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FTSE 100 insurers rate technological innovation of greater importance than any other industry sector

18 May 2017
FTSE 100 insurers rate technological innovation of greater importance than any other industry sector
A survey of FTSE 100 leaders has found that 88% of insurers surveyed believe technological innovation is key to their business strategy over the next five years.

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Bus passenger ‘fundamentally dishonest’ as 7 mph whiplash claim dismissed

26 Apr 2017
Bus passenger ‘fundamentally dishonest’ as 7 mph whiplash claim dismissed
Legal business DWF has advised bus company Go North East on a fraudulent whiplash claim that was thrown out of court in its entirety late last year after accelerometer and telematics technology proved the bus was travelling at less than 7 miles per hour at the time of the collision.

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DWF calls for greater collaboration to counter insurance fraud in Scotland

25 Apr 2017
DWF calls for greater collaboration to counter insurance fraud in Scotland
DWF's Scottish Counter Fraud team held its first ‘Disrupt to Progress’ Forum in Glasgow on 20th April to discuss ways of combating the growing threat of insurance fraud in Scotland.

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Growing concern of organised fraud in Scotland needs collective response says DWF

20 Mar 2017
Growing concern of organised fraud in Scotland needs collective response says DWF
International Law Firm DWF's Counter Fraud Team has called for a greater collective response to organised fraud in Scotland in the face of growing concern about a rise in fraudulent injury claims.

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