The UK Supreme Court has ruled that UK courts have the power to strike out fraudulent insurance claims for abuse of process but that this remains a "largely theoretical possibility".
The decision came in a 27 June ruling on the Fairclough Homes v Summers case, pursued by Zurich on behalf of the liability insurers for Fairclough Homes following an injury claim from a former employee.
The claimant had injured his ankle in 2003, necessitating two operations. He laid an initial...
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