Fraud In Motor Claims

AXA Insurance
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

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Time: Registration/Lunch 12.00noon, 12.30 start, until 13.30pm

Cost: Lecture free; Lunch £5 per person (book in advance, pay on the day)

Speaker: Stratos Gatzouris - Chair of the fraud sector Focus team at the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL), and author.


• Fraud – what is it and extent of the problem
• Profile of the fraudster (first and third party, motor, liability, exaggeration)
• Tools at our disposal and are they threatened?
• Level of proof required
• The ‘counter’ in counter-fraud (sanctions and recoveries)
• Current reforms – will they achieve their purpose

Who should attend?

Anyone involved with the handling of Motor Claims or with an interest in fraud within the motor insurance market.

Learning Objectives

• What fraud is
• How insurance fraud is perpetrated
• The evidential means and hurdles in achieving an effective counter-fraud strategy
• What the future might hold in terms of counter-fraud.

Speaker Biography

“Having been a partner in the fraud teams at both Hill Dickinson and Keoghs, chaired the Fraud sector focus team at FOIL, and authored several fraud journals, Stratos Gatzouris is now a self-employed insurance consultant and experienced conference speaker.

He is experienced in all areas of insurance fraud, including motor fraud, low-speed impact cases, first-party and complex fraud, as well as sanctions and recoveries.

He is currently the national secretary of FOIL and sits on the Training & Education sub-committee of Medco. Reported cases: Francis v Wells [2007] EWCA Civ 1350; Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company v Singh [2012] QBD.”

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