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Michel acted for the Defendant in this claim for 2 manual handing accidents at work. Surveillance indicated that the claimant had exaggerated the effect of the accident, taking advantage of sick absence to attend a job interview. However there was no exaggeration with regard to the occurrence of the accidents or that injury had been sustained. At trial after just over an hour of cross examination as to the claimant’s credibility and veracity in light of the exaggeration revealed on the surveillance the claimant sought an adjournment during which he discontinued his claim.