Fraudulent, False or Misleading Claims – Section 26 of The Civil Liability Act 2004

With recent hikes in insurance costs and numerous cases being thrown out of Court due to false and misleading information, practitioners must be on high alert when advising clients on bringing personal injuries actions. This one hour lecture covers the matters which legal    practitioners must consider before issuing proceedings and the  recent case law in this area.

Topics covered:

  • The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004
  • The spectrum of dishonesty
  • Consequences for the dishonest Plaintiff
  • Guidance for practitioners
  • Recent case law

Learning outcomes:

  • To be in a position to advise clients on the duty to disclose all relevant information prior to issuing proceedings.
  • To be aware of the significance of The Affidavit of Verification .
  • To be able to advise clients in relation to the ramifications of Section 26 of The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004.
  • To be able to explain to a client the meaning of dishonesty pursuant to Section 26(3) of The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004.
  • To be in a position to advise clients about the criminal consequences for a dishonest Plaintiff.

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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