It’s been a bad week for claimants, as news of paltry personal injury compensation awards being handed out for serious injuries have left people furious.
This week, both the Association of British Insurers and the British Insurance Brokers Association have committed to new codes of conduct to kerb criticism.
Local authorities should know by now is that neglecting their maintenance duties does nothing but leads people to bring personal injury claims against them.
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.
Another row over so-called ‘compensation culture’ is set to begin after reports of several local authorities being ransomed for millions by the injured.
This week, it seems like that for every story that has claimants winning big on their personal injury claims there’s another where the injured are sent packing.
It’s no big secret that accident claims fraud is a serious problem in the UK, but the courts are slowly but surely catching up with scammers in a major way.
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!
Medical negligence is no laughing matter – much as the NHS has learned this week after it’s been ordered to pay out on two major compensation claims.
No one ever said that it would be busy earning a living with your hands, but it’s downright dangerous to your health as well!
Whether it’s spurious or legitimate, an accident claim has a serious cost – and not just to the party held responsible for the injury!
There are some serious accident claims brewing at not one but two engineering firms thanks to recent injuries suffered by their workers.
The war rages on between the insurance industry and the personal injury claims sector, with finger-pointing and recriminations dominating as usual.
Sometimes it feels like it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed, especially when you’re at danger from duplicitous bus drivers and exhausted junior doctors!
Usually when I hear of the injured leaving court with massive personal injury compensation awards, I’m happy – but sometimes it seems a bit suspect.
Seems to me this week that the news is full of people just simply not listening to each other and going off and doing their own wrongheaded way once more.