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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"Claims farming" - the barrage of calls to thousands of people in the hope of striking lucky - has increased.
Along with claims farming, credit-hire companies are also increasing insurer costs, Thomas said.
Some solicitors have been guilty of "claims farming", deducting fees from compensation for costs that the Government had already agreed to meet itself.
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.
Horticulture needs to become more responsive to the changing demands of consumers to continue its success, claims Farming Minister, Lord Donoughue.
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