Bogus Road Accident Claim Earns Fraudster a Year Behind Bars

Bogus Road Accident Claim Earns Fraudster a Year Behind Bars In a case which marked a hardening of judicial attitudes towards those engaged in fraudulent compensation claims, a man who repeatedly lied in a bid to win up to £15,000 in damages for a road accident which never happened was handed a 12-month jail term for his deceit. The man had signed six documents, the contents of which he swore were true but which were false in their entirety. He hoodwinked a doctor who examined him into believing that he had suffered a whiplash injury in a collision with another vehicle. Engineering evidence established that there had been no such…