28th August - Law News

2437th Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's Video Focus: In August 2017, a gathering of the far right turned deadly in the Virginia town. The Guardian reporter Lois Beckett returns to the scene of the violence to speak with local residents, who say resurgent white supremacism came as little surprise. They vow to continue the fight against it: 'We won't back down'

Focus of the Day Article:
Fraudulent insurance claims fell in number but rose in value last year, costing the insurance industry £1.3bn in total, an Association of British Insurers (ABI) report has shown. The report, published this week, found more than 500,000 insurance frauds were detected last year, of which 113,000 were fraudulent claims and 449,000 dishonest insurance applications. This represents an 8% fall in number of fraudulent claims but one per cent rise in value.
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