News

26th July, 2019

Amy Rollings establishes serving police officer is fundamentally dishonest at holiday illness trial

The Claimant, a serving police officer, described becoming ill on the 3rd day of her holiday to Egypt. She said she had the most severe gastrointestinal symptoms and was confined to her hotel room.

However it emerged that the Claimant had, whilst allegedly so unwell, been on an excursion in the desert which involved bouncing around on a camel and been able to take a boat trip.

During cross examination the Claimant was unable to explain away either of these striking inconsistencies, nor was she able to explain why she had not sought medical attention or had any time away from work, despite insisting her symptoms had continued for 2-3 months.

The Judge found that the Claimant simply could not have had the symptoms she alleged. There was no objective evidence to support any of them. In all the circumstances she was found to be a fundamentally dishonest individual and ordered to pay the Defendant’s costs of the proceedings.

Amy Rollings' profile can be viewed here.

Click here to view media coverage from the trial.



Latest News...

Claimant admits under cross examination lying to his medico-legal expert.

18th September, 2020

In Azad v Aviva, heard at Burnley County Court on 14th September 2020, the Claimant...

Andrew Clark obtain significant ruling on issues of principle relating to irresponsible lending and excessive interest rates

1st September, 2020
Andrew Clark was instructed by Barings Solicitors on behalf of claimants in a series of multi-claimant proceedings brought against various high-cost short-term lenders.

David Calvert gets two cases struck out in the same week

24th August, 2020
Acting on behalf of Aviva, and instructed by Keoghs and DAC Beachcrofts, David argued successfully last week that two claims which were at trial should be stuck out.