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.
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.
Sometimes there are incidents leading to personal injury claims that are truly egregious. This week is one of those times, and it’s 100 per cent justified.
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 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.
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.