Police Use Facebook to Bust “Crash for Cash” Personal Injury Claim Fraudsters

Insurance fraud is as much of a big problem in the UK as it is big business and year on year, drivers are forced to pay millions as result of fraudulent road traffic accident insurance claims (also known as 'crash for cash'). The net is closing in, however, and police in Wales recently unearthed the largest crash for cash scam in the UK, with 80 individuals convicted last December. The Welsh authorities managed to secure the evidence needed through social media and the humble art of 'facebook stalking'. This post looks at crash for cash and the use of social media in investigations.

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Relocation of Children in Divorce - Child Welfare is Most Important Consideration

This post relates to Family Law in England and Wales.

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UK Domestic violence rates on the increase

In late 2015 mainstream media reported that due to an increased rate of domestic violence in England & Wales police services had been left “overwhelmed”. A rise in Scottish cases of a similar nature was also reported.

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Personal Injury & Product Liability Claims - On A New Year Health Kick?

For many of us, January involves some kind of diet and with it, new purchases to aid the success of said diet. From weight loss and nutritional supplements, to exercise equipment and workout DVDs, there’s a vast range of products on the market to help your health kick. With this fresh new outlook, a lot of us will be buying and trying new things around now - but what if you sustain an injury as the result of using a new product?

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The New UK National Living Wage - What Does It All Mean?

UK workers over the age of 25 will, as of 1st April this year, directly benefit from a National Living Wage (NLW), with the hourly rate set at £7.20.

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