Local councils across the UK are being bled dry by expensive accident claims, according to a raft of new revelations.
A new salvo has been fired by regulators against personal injury lawyers in an effort to combat so-called compensation culture, but will it really do anything?
The wheels of justice grind slowly – but when they’re done, those seeking compensation for accident claims can be quite well off indeed.
Whilst Brits certainly can do their worst when it comes to accident claims fraud, they simply have nothing on the rest of the world – especially Americans!
The whole row over the so-called ‘compensation culture’ is hotting up once again, and this time the injured are facing off against fraudsters in a major way.
The British insurance industry has had it with the state of the car accident claims sector amidst complaints that crash for cash schemes are running rampant.
The results are in: not just one but two reports made public this week have revealed that the idea of a ‘compensation culture’ is utter and complete bollocks.
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.
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.
Local authorities should know by now is that neglecting their maintenance duties does nothing but leads people to bring personal injury claims against them.
It’s never good when you end up in a road traffic accident, especially if you then have to make an accident claim, but it’s worse when victimised even further!
Few of us emerged from our own childhoods unscathed, earning a few sticking plasters over skinned knees, but children today seem much more accident prone!
When it comes to accident claims, it’s not just England as the rest of the UK gets into the act; in fact both Wales and Scotland have been claims hotbeds.
Whether you wok for a particular local authority or you simply drive on the roadways that they’re responsible for, claims against councils are on the up.
When it comes to accidents, the personal injury compensation claimants can be awarded is easily in the tens of thousands of pounds.
Sometimes the accident claims community responds well to a personal injury solicitor. Other times, not so much.
Legal costs for whiplash claims are on the rise, prompting new measures designed to stem the rising tide but may end up hurting legitimate claimants.
Is it just me or does it seem like people don’t even hesitate to bring an accident claim for even the most minor of injuries?
In the world of accident claims, whiplash accounts for quite a bit of fraud – but at least two scams were caught cold thanks to photographic evidence this week!