Overstatement: Exaggeration not necessarily fundamental dishonesty

Bronia Hartley reports on the latest case involving allegations of fundamental dishonesty ‘It was the claimant’s case that he had suffered a significant injury as a result of the fall, that he continued to suffer debilitating pain and as a result was unlikely to find gainful employment.’ There have been a number of recent decisions …
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Cases Referenced

  • Fairclough Homes v Summers [2012] UKSC 26
  • Shah v Ul-Haq & ors [2009] EWCA Civ 542
  • Smith v Ashwell Maintenance Ltd (2019) Leicester County Court HHJ Hampton 21 January
  • Widlake v BAA Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 1256