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    • soolin
    • By soolin 28th May 17, 9:47 AM
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    Hotel counter suing for false sickness claim
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    Hotel counter suing for false sickness claim 28th May 17 at 9:47 AM
    OK it is the Daily Mail but it is quite interesting due to the number of newbies in the past asking about the cash for compo companies now spamming us promising money for past holidays where we may have been unwell:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4548686/Hotel-sues-fake-holiday-bug-pair-170-000.html
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    • Westin
    • By Westin 16th Jul 17, 10:06 PM
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    The previous couple mentioned in post 74 were from Walton

    Definitely no Liverpool jokes....
    • Westin
    • By Westin 16th Jul 17, 10:19 PM
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    What I'd also like to see is action taken against these ambulance chasing 'legal professionals' that have in many cases created this situation.

    I think they should be named and shamed as much as these terrible lying people who make these false claims. It would be nice to see the legal profession stand up and reprimand these legal firms and strike them off.

    Details here as reported in the Liverpool media of the delightful first couple to get caught out last week.
    http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/thomas-cook-declares-victory-against-13317492

    I see that the Liverpool Echo report the solicitors involved as being Bridger & Co of Carmarthenshire. Strangely their website seems to now being 'under construction' - http://www.bridgersolicitors.com.
    • bigadaj
    • By bigadaj 16th Jul 17, 10:45 PM
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    It's a bit like the tax dodges used by big firms. Hmrc have tightened up in soem schemes, but things have really changed when any fines or oenalties are also made in the advisers, accountants and lawyers, they aren't going to risk a dodgy scheme where they get paid £100k when they could be fined millions.

    Similar approach to these holiday sickness scams would show them drying up pretty quickly.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 17th Jul 17, 7:09 AM
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    What I'd also like to see is action taken against these ambulance chasing 'legal professionals' that have in many cases created this situation.

    I think they should be named and shamed as much as these terrible lying people who make these false claims. It would be nice to see the legal profession stand up and reprimand these legal firms and strike them off.


    Details here as reported in the Liverpool media of the delightful first couple to get caught out last week.
    http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/thomas-cook-declares-victory-against-13317492

    I see that the Liverpool Echo report the solicitors involved as being Bridger & Co of Carmarthenshire. Strangely their website seems to now being 'under construction' - http://www.bridgersolicitors.com.
    Originally posted by Westin
    I agree with this ^^^^.



    • hollie.weimeraner
    • By hollie.weimeraner 17th Jul 17, 10:46 AM
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    What I'd also like to see is action taken against these ambulance chasing 'legal professionals' that have in many cases created this situation.
    http://www.bridgersolicitors.com.
    Originally posted by Westin
    Ah you mean companies like the one owned by the husband of Hazel Blears (Michael Halsall) who was a Labour MP and minister under the Labour Government of the time.
    • Browntoa
    • By Browntoa 19th Jul 17, 12:13 PM
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    and another


    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/holidays/article-4708394/Holidaymaker-hit-25-000-bill-poisoning-claim.html


    £25000 bill for lying....


    scammers take note
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    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 19th Jul 17, 1:29 PM
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    It just gets better and better, Browntoa.
    • gardner1
    • By gardner1 19th Jul 17, 1:33 PM
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    And it took her 2 years to put the claim in
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