Carole Eaton is a Legal Director in our Birmingham office and has extensive motor and travel fraud expertise.
Carole Eaton is a skilled fraud lawyer with extensive motor and travel fraud expertise. She routinely advises on complex indemnity issues and multi-party cases.
Carole acts on behalf of defendant insurers in first and third party motor fraud cases. She counsels on bogus passenger claims, staged and deliberate accidents, fraudulent exaggeration, falsified documentation, and low-speed impact collisions.
She often brings actions in the tort of deceit against fraudsters.
Carole regularly advises tour operators on travel fraud litigation. In a recent travel sickness case, she was involved in the first-ever private criminal prosecution of a fraudulent claimant.
Carole supervises teams that primarily act for leading insurers on a wide range of litigated matters and disputes. She has experience managing outsourced projects for leading insurers.
She also provides client training on fraud awareness, identification, and civil procedure.
Carole’s significant reported cases include:
- The first-ever private criminal prosecution of a fraudulent travel sickness claimant, and
- Appearing on the BBC’s Claimed and Shamed series in 2018.