Last week was all about injuries sustained by schoolchildren; this week it’s a broader look at how local councils find themselves in accident claim trouble.
Review Period: Apr 2014
It never rains but it pours when it comes to accident claims, especially those that local councils have been enduring lately due to injuries in schools.
The accusation that ‘compensation culture’ has gripped the personal injury claims sector has again re-surfaced – and this time it’s a bit harder to refute.
It seems like we just can’t get away from the experience of most returning to older, already decided personal injury compensation cases or even just holding on to the current laws.
Sometimes the news is so bloody bizarre that you just don’t want to think about the kind of people who become personal injury lawyers nowadays.
When it comes to being embroiled in a long personal injury compensation claim, it’s always gratifying to see some light at the end of the tunnel.
It’s been a bad week for claimants, as news of paltry personal injury compensation awards being handed out for serious injuries have left people furious.
This week, the news is full of stories about how claims management companies have been still causing trouble, even after almost being stamped out by new laws.
This week, both the Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers Association have committed to new codes of conduct to kerb criticism.
Older gents seem to be in the news lately when it comes to persona injury claims, and not on just one side but both!