The cost of insurance fraud

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In 2010, investigators for the Association of British Insurers (ABI) uncovered 133,000 fraudulent claims of which 66,000 related to home insurance.  40,000 cases of motor fraud were uncovered.  
Nick Starling, the ABI's director of general insurance and health, has confirmed this week that tougher surveillance measures were being introduced to tackle fraud and in early 2012, a national Insurance Fraud Register will contain details of all known insurance cheats.
I very much hope that the ABI will agree to allow personal injury lawyers to have access to the Register, as we all have a part to play in combating this problem.  

Grant Evatt

Senior solicitor - Personal Injury team

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