Zurich takes firm stance against fraud despite court reversal


Sister title Post has reported that a 31 March Court of Appeal decision ruled in favour of a claimant despite Zurich having evidence that the claim was fraudulent.

Colin Hayward, 51, claimed damages of almost £420,000 from his employer after injuring his back at work in 1998, but Zurich reportedly obtained video surveillance of Hayward in 1999 after it became suspicious that he had exaggerated his injuries.

The claim was settled in 2003 but after further evidence emerged in 2005, Zurich

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