With the number of injurious car accident claims going down, research says that insurance costs have relaxed a bit in response to the good news.
The scope of personal injury claims in the UK is so large that while some people end up literally paying and arm and a leg. others injuries fall on deaf ears.
You might think that people who make successful car accident claims come out on top, but the sad truth is everyone suffers when traffic accident figures are up.
Road traffic accident claims can be some of the most expensive for insurers – as demonstrated by two massive compensation awards in the news this week.
Well here’s one you won’t believe: this week, it came to light that whilst an injured pensioner was denied compensation, a drug dealer was awarded damages.
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.
Much has been said about the massive personal injury compensation payouts that accident victims can get, but the pain of injury isn’t exactly fun, you know.
Judges say that personal injury compensation awards will be increasing by 10 per cent from 2013 in part of an effort to make it less expensive for defendants to lose personal injury claims.
While the number of road traffic accidents declined again last year, the number of personal injury claims involving RTAs has gone up, according to insurance industry analysts.
Your rates are safe, even if you end up in a costly traffic collision with an uninsured driver that necessitates you having to make a car accident claim, one insurer recently announced to its customers.
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.
Whiplash claims will soon be subjected to higher thresholds after a tougher system is implemented for medically certifying injuries, according to transport secretary Justine Greening and justice secretary Ken Clarke.
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.
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.
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.
According to one recent report, new car designs have been a significant contributory factor to an uptick in the number of RTAs on British roads.
The insurance industry, who has long since blamed rising premium prices on the so-called ‘compensation culture’ fostered by no win no fee accident claims, is under investigation by the Office of Fair Trading to determine the root causes of the issue.
As the Government considers changing the MOT test system from an annual one to once every two years, fears have begun to arise that doing so may lead to an increase in car accident claims.
Recently conducted research that local authorities have had to deal with an upswing in car accident claims brought against them due to issues caused by potholes left unfilled.
Drivers have been encouraged to make injury claims by their insurers, according to a new report recently published by the Treasury Select Committee.