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Judge finds fundamental dishonesty after woman exaggerates injury
North East Lincolnshire Council has successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a woman who attempted to claim in excess of…
Investigation and intelligence shows a claim to be fundamentally dishonest
North East Lincolnshire Council successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a claimant who exaggerated her accident-related…
Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?
A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.
Scottish Government confirms plans for financial redress scheme for survivors of child abuse in care
Scottish Government commits to a statutory scheme for financial redress for survivors of child abuse in care.
Thin red lines or clear blue water – the child protection labyrinth
Child protection is an issue both of paramount importance and complexity. Understandably, it is rarely out of the news.
Bogus injury claim against council ‘shot to pieces’ by social media
A cyclist, who attempted to sue Cheshire East Council for up to £140,000 by lying about an accident has had his case thrown out by a judge – after…