claims farmer

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claims farmer

n
a middleman who encourages people to make compensation claims and who then sells these claims on to a lawyer
claims farming n
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The reforms will also tackle the incentives for claims farming by claimant solicitors by increasing the Small Claims Court limit, where claimant lawyer fees are not recoverable, from 1,000 to 5,000.
Along with claims farming, credit-hire companies are also increasing insurer costs, Thomas said.
Last night, Mr Jones, who has raised concerns over claims farming in Parliament, questioned why the Law Society had taken a different view over the Watson Burton case.
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