Ex-judge: insurance industry ‘behind the curve’ on fraud

Nicholas Kearns was addressing a seminar of insurance professionals in London

12th March, 2017
Former president of the High Court, Nicholas Kearns

The former president of the High Court, Nicholas Kearns, has warned that the insurance industry in Ireland is behind the curve when it comes to tackling fraud.

Addressing a seminar of insurance professionals in London, the chairman of the recently established Personal Injuries Commission said inaction in cracking down on false and exaggerated claims in the courts has encouraged “a culture among a very small minority of lawyers and solicitors to milk the system and...

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