Man dealt one year prison sentence for personal injury fraud


The decision came after footage of him playing football revealed that he had exaggerated his symptoms.

James Shikell was sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment for contempt of court on Friday 18 March 2011. His father Robert Shikell also received a year's imprisonment for his role in supporting his son's claim while a third man, Simon Fennell was fined for providing a false statement in Mr Shikell's personal injury claim.

Elaine Chapman, a partner at law firm Weightmans who advised the Motor

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