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The hidden danger of seat belt injuries

It’s ironic: the safety device there to protect you could be the cause of your pain following an RTA. But could we do without them? It seems not.

Liverpool: whiplash claim capital of the UK

A new survey has discovered that Liverpool could be considered the whiplash capital of the UK, as the number of whiplash claims being made within the city leaves the rest of the country’s figures to pale in comparison.

Car accident claim leads to £11k compensation payout

A road accident claim made by a seriously injured grandfather from Chelmsford following being struck from his bicycle by a hit and run driver has resulted in a payout of £11,000 in personal injury compensation, legal experts recently reported.

Berkshire man seeks £300k in road accident claim

One man from Berkshire has made a road accident claim for £300,000 after he sustained severe personal in jury when the car in which he was travelling collided with a wall, personal injury compensation experts recently reported.

MPs urge tougher medical tests in whiplash claims

MPs have said that drivers need to undergo more rigorous medical testing when looking for compensation in cases of whiplash, industry experts recently reported.

ABI says new OFT investigation could lead to reforms

A new investigation into personal injury claims stemming from car accidents being conducted by the Office of Fair Trading could lead to an opportunity to institute reforms to the legal system, the Association of British Insurers recently said.

Insurers and GPs call for new governmental whiplash guidelines

A coalition of insurers and GPs have recently called for new governmental guidelines on the diagnosis of whiplash and other associated disorders in order to combat the personal injury compensation culture that has been growing in the UK.

26 bus passengers make car accident claims in Belfast incident

Out of the 31 passengers on a bus that had had been traveling in Belfast when it crashed and overturned, 26 of them have made car accident claims for injuries sustained in the crash.

Government vows to cut fees paid in car accident claims

The government has recently taken a vow to reduce the fees paid to personal injury solicitors for injury cases such as car accident claims as the campaign continues to eradicate spurious and costly claims that lead to higher insurance premiums.

Personal injury compensation reforms could hurt hospitals

The new proposals for changing the personal injury compensation laws in the UK could have an unforeseen affect on hospitals in Leicester, as they could lose out on cash for patient treatments, experts say.

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