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Con-text: Hepburn v Jabreen and Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Plc - Colin Vickers, DWF LLP

07/11/16. A Claimant who saw her claim for personal injury and other losses struck out, also lost the protection afforded to her under QOCS on the basis that her conduct had obstructed the just disposal of proceedings and had abused the Court’s process. In an attempt to bolster her claim, the Claimant had disclosed what she claimed was a record of a text exchange between her and the First Defendant shortly after the accident was said to have taken place. Despite being ordered to do so, the Claimant then failed to provide her mobile phone records, for the month before and the month after the accident.

DWF Senior Solicitor, Colin Vickers, who acted for RSA in the defence of the claim, looks at the strategic approach taken in defending the claim, and some of the inconsistencies in the Claimant’s evidence, which went beyond concerns over the bona fides of the text message evidence...

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