The so-called “compensation culture” has spread to Northern Ireland with the revelation that PSNI has paid out more than £50 million in just three short years.
Review Period: Sep 2014
Fraudulent personal injury claims made against insurance policies are becoming more and more of a problem, according to the nation’s insurance providers.
The NHS has been awash in new medical negligence claims this year – and the stories behind these personal injury claims are positively heartbreaking.
Road traffic accidents are one of the most prevalent types of events that lead to accident claims – and it can happen to people from all walks of life.
Just because you’re a criminal doesn’t mean you can’t make accident claims or be involved in them tangentially, if this week’s news is any example.
The number of ‘ambulance chasing’ claims management companies is at an all-time low, yet there are still plenty of spurious claims being made in the UK.
Claimants who win personal injury compensation claims are often accused of being a waste of money, but this week the news tops that by a long country mile.
While insurers will like to tell you that accident claim fraud is a serious problem right now, the truth is that scammers are caught red handed all the time.
Major insurance provider Aviva has been pushing for a Government consultation on whiplash claims, yet even as they do so evidence emerges that it’s not needed.
The Government and car insurance companies are currently at odds over how to handle the rising tide of personal injury compensation from whiplash claims.